24 January 2020

Category: News

UP-TO-DATE RESEARCH –Feasibility of a Violence Risk Assessment Tool in Forensic Mental Health

Situation to date: Currently, the assessment of violence risk amongst individuals with mental disorder does not fall within an agreed practice. One purpose of the EU-VIORMED project is to redefine and standardize assessment tools in order to find out how to improve the diagnosis and the effectiveness of treatments for violence risk in Severe Mental […]... Read more

28 September 2018

Category: News

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

29 February 2020

Category: News

UP-TO-DATE RESEARCH – The economic impact of violence perpetration in severe mental illness

Situation to date: Calls for increased funding for mental health services require many lines of evidence in support, said Senior, Fazel, and Tsiachristas from University of Oxford in their recent work published in The Lancet Public Health (Impact Factor 11.600).... Read more

12 October 2018

Category: News

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

30 March 2020

Category: News

UP-TO-DATE RESEARCH – Violent Behavior Is Associated With Emotion Salience Network Dysconnectivity in Schizophrenia

Situation to date: Although individuals suffering from schizophrenia show an elevated risk of violence compared to the general population, limited effort has been made to inquire the neurobiological aetiology of such behaviour. Currently, the understanding of the biological foundation of emotions in people with schizophrenia and a history of violence is limited, and the existing […]... 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

28 April 2020

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UP-TO-DATE RESEARCH – A Machine Learning approach for Violent Behaviors and Stress in Schizophrenia

Situation to date:  One of the main aims of the EU-VIORMED Project is to identify risk factors for violence amongst individuals with mental disorder. Previous studies have shown that stress is an important link in the chain of triggers of violence.... Read more

20 February 2019

Category: News

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

29 May 2020

Category: News

UP-TO-DATE RESEARCH – Violence and Childhood Trauma

Childhood trauma is a risk factor for psychosis as well as for violent behaviors and offending. It encompasses subdomains of abuse and neglect that may be differently related... Read more