9 May 2019

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EU-VIORMED: Supporting the harmonization of forensic psychiatric care

SAVE THE DATE! Copenhagen, 7th – 10th September 2019. Helsinki, 19th – 20th September 2019. *LOOK FOR EU-VIORMED information at EUFAMI booth*... Read more

19 May 2019

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Forensic Psychiatry Research Society meeting (Oxford) May 21st

The EU-VIORMED project preliminary data will be shown during the Forensic Psychiatry Research Society (FPRS) meeting in Oxford.... Read more

28 February 2019

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NEWS FROM UP-TO-DATE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

INSIGHT and psychiatric dangerousness to reduce stigma associated with mental illness. In the past two decades, research has shown an increased risk of violence among patients with mental disorder. However, the underlying pathways have remained controversial, say the authors... Read more

21 January 2018

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November 2017: The EU-VIORMED Project starts!

The Kick-off meeting of the EU-VIORMED Project was held in Brescia on November 2017, 13th to 15th. ... Read more

6 June 2019

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NEWS FROM UP-TO-DATE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

Have characteristics of forensic patients changed over time? Opportunity for best-practice models. An important study that was recently published in Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology (impact factor 2.918) investigates, from a Canadian perspective, the demand for forensic psychiatric services and changes in sociodemographic, clinical and offense-based characteristics of forensic patients over a 25-year period.... Read more

15 March 2018

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EU-VIORMED TRAINING DAYS April 5-7, 2018 Wien

European Study on Risk Factors for Violence in Mental Disorder and Forensic Care: a multicentre project The EU-VIOMED partners will develop skills and knowledge on several instruments that will have a key role for EU-VIORMED data collection. The educational focus will include training on risk assessment tools (HCR-20v3 and OxMIV), the Camberwell Assessment of Need – Forensic version (CANFOR), and The MacArthur Competence Assessment Tool for Treatment (MacCAT-T).... Read more

1 September 2019

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FUTURE VIOLENCE PREDICTION: research strategies for better risk assessment and care in schizophrenia

The new issue of The American Journal of Psychiatry (Impact Factor 13.655) shows important findings from a recent study by Alec Buchanan and colleagues and a valuable Editorial by Paul Appelbaum on the investigation of future violence in schizophrenia (Volume 176, Issue 9, September 2019).... Read more

21 February 2018

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Trends of treatment of mentally ill offenders in the EU-VIORMED: updating the overview at the European Psychiatric Association Congress (EPA) in Wien, April 4-7, 2018

Is there a correlation between mental disorders and the risk of violence? A symposium at the EPA congress in Wien will try to address this key question within the framework of the EU-VIORMED study (EUropean Study on VIOlence Risk and MEntal Disorders), involving the design of a new mapping of forensic psychiatry in different EU-Member States. ... Read more

15 October 2019

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EU-VIORMED researchers met up in Venice last week

Progress of the EU-VIORMED project: THIRD ANNUAL MEETING (October 10-11, 2019).   The EU-VIORMED Third Annual Meeting took place in Venice (Italy) last week (October 2019, 10th to 11th). The meeting venue was Ospedale San Raffaele Arcangelo, in a beautiful ancient building in Venice.... Read more