1 April 2019

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NEWS FROM UP-TO-DATE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

EFFICIENT TREATMENT PROGRAMMES AND INTERMEDIARY TREATMENT TARGETS IN FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH SETTINGS. Aggression and violence have significant adverse health, social and economic impacts. Current situation and Needs: Absence of definitive high quality studies exploring violent offender treatment effectiveness; Lack of knowledge on impact of intensive multi-module violence offender treatments in a forensic mental health setting.... Read more

4 March 2019

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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – A cross-national dialogue: PRATO 2019

The Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science at Swinburne University of Technology & Forensicare invites you to submit abstracts for the upcoming conference – Prato 2019:   “WORKING WITH VIOLENCE IN ADULTS AND YOUTH 2019.  Effective clinical, welfare and legal strategies”... Read more

20 February 2019

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A cross-national dialogue: PRATO 2019

“WORKING WITH VIOLENCE IN ADULTS AND YOUTH 2019. Effective clinical, welfare and legal strategies” is an international conference that brings together policy contributors, lawyers, clinicians, legal decision makers, advocates, and researchers to explore the phenomenon of violence from a cross-disciplinary perspective.... Read more

25 January 2019

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NEWS FROM UP-TO-DATE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

“FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH CARE: PARENTS’ PERSPECTIVE” Thoughts from the International Journal of Mental Health Nursing (Impact Factor: 2.033). Researchers, from both the academic community (University of Nottingham and Swansea University) and healthcare settings (Langdon Hospital, Dawlish, and Shannon Clinic Regional Secure Unit, Belfast), explored the experiences of parents with an adult son or daughter receiving […]... Read more

12 October 2018

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EU-VIORMED investigators met in Düsseldorf (October 8-10)

Researchers from the EU-VIORMED Consortium met up in Düsseldorf, Germany. On October 8, 2018 researchers arrived to Schloss Mickeln, a beautiful and peaceful place, to dedicate theirselves to the project. All partners worked hard to pursue the EU-VIORMED goals. During meeting days important points were discussed and interesting data were presented to the group. The EU-VIORMED […]... Read more

28 September 2018

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NEWS FROM UP-TO-DATE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

“Definition of traits predisposing to violence in schizophrenia”   ‘Schizophrenia Research’ (Impact Factor: 3.958) recently published a study by Menahem I. Krakowski (New York University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY, USA) and Pal Czobor (Departments of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary). In this article, the authors aimed at defining […]... Read more

10 September 2018

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Next month! The EU-VIORMED Project Second Annual Meeting

Progress of the EU-VIORMED project: meeting of researchers in Düsseldorf (October 8-10, 2018). The EU-VIORMED Second Annual Meeting will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany, on October 2018, 8th to 10th. Colleagues from the Department of History, Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine at the Heinrich-Heine-University (P6 UDUS) will welcome all partners in this dynamic region, outstandingly […]... Read more

30 August 2018

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NEWS FROM UP-TO-DATE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

“An analysis of violence correlates in 63,572 individuals with mental disorders” The ‘Journal of Interpersonal Violence’ (Impact Factor: 2.443) recently published a large study on violence correlates among individuals suffering from mental disorders. Matthew W. Roché and colleagues (New Jersey City University, Jersey City, USA, and Rutgers University, Piscataway, USA) estimated prevalence and risk of […]... Read more

1 June 2018

Category: News

We are pleased to announce IAFMHS involvement on EU-VIORMED

The International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services (IAFMHS) is an international, interdisciplinary organization comprised of mental health and health care professionals dedicated to improving forensic services, improving the lives of forensic patients, and improving the safety of our society. IAFMHS strives to achieve these goals through an open dialogue between professionals across the world. […]... Read more