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

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

9 May 2019

Category: News

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

1 April 2019

Category: News

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 (Sep 30-Oct 2)

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

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

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

Category: News

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