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Forensic psychiatry

Section edited by Seena Fazel

This section is focused on forensic psychiatry. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, general violence, domestic violence, homicide, sex offences, assessment in forensic settings, and general forensic psychiatry.

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  1. The growing popularity of offending behavior programs has led to the interest of whether such programs are effective with mentally disordered offenders. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of the Re...

    Authors: Vivienne C-Y Yip, Gisli H Gudjonsson, Derek Perkins, Amie Doidge, Gareth Hopkin and Susan Young

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:267

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  2. The START and SAPROF are newly developed fourth generation structured professional judgement instruments assessing strengths and protective factors. The DUNDRUM-3 and DUNDRUM-4 also measure positive factors, p...

    Authors: Zareena Abidin, Mary Davoren, Leena Naughton, Olivia Gibbons, Andrea Nulty and Harry G Kennedy

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:197

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  3. We set out to examine whether structured professional judgement instruments DUNDRUM-3 programme completion (D-3) and DUNDRUM-4 recovery (D-4) scales along with measures of risk, mental state and global functio...

    Authors: Mary Davoren, Zareena Abidin, Leena Naughton, Olivia Gibbons, Andrea Nulty, Brenda Wright and Harry G Kennedy

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:185

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  4. Most neuroimaging studies investigating sexual arousal in paedophilia used erotic pictures together with a blocked fMRI design and long stimulus presentation time. While this approach allows the detection of s...

    Authors: Benedikt Habermeyer, Fabrizio Esposito, Nadja Händel, Patrick Lemoine, Markus Klarhöfer, Ralph Mager, Volker Dittmann, Erich Seifritz and Marc Graf

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:88

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  5. Despite high rates of self-reported crime victimisation, no study to date has compared official victimisation records of people with severe mental illness with a random community sample. Accordingly, this stud...

    Authors: Tamsin B R Short, Stuart Thomas, Stefan Luebbers, Paul Mullen and James R P Ogloff

    Citation: BMC Psychiatry 2013 13:66

    Content type: Research article

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