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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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

12 May 2021

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NEW! Publication on Non-pharmacological Strategies to Reduce the Risk of Violence

We are pleased to announce that an article by the EU-VIORMED group has been published in Frontiers in Psychiatry (2019 Impact Factor: 2.849) on May 10, 2021. This study... Read more

15 March 2018


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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

16 June 2021

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La Psichiatria Forense in Europa, una overview dei risultati del Progetto EU–VIORMED webinar gratuito con accreditamento ECM

Mercoledì 23 giugno 2021 – 10:00- 13:00  Webinar gratuito con ECM Il webinar si propone illustrare i principali risultati del progetto European Study on Risk Factors for Violence in Mental Disorder and Forensic Care: a multicentre project. The EU-VIORMED Study, giunto ormai al termine. L’obiettivo generale del progetto EU-VIORMED, finanziato dalla Commissione Europea (Grant PP-2-3-2016), […]... 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

23 July 2021

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SAVE THE DATE: EU-VIORMED Final Event – 1st Announcement

Save the date: the EU-VIORMED Final Event is almost here! We are pleased to announce that the three-year EU-VIORMED project, aimed at supporting the harmonization of forensic psychiatric care pathways and treatment patterns across Europe, will hold its Final Event on September 27, 2021. Join us as we discuss the state of forensic psychiatry in European […]... Read more

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