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Violence in severe mental illness: risk factors, risk assessment, and prevention

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Individuals with severe mental illness are at increased risk of violence compared with the general population. Risk factors for violence need clarification as a basis for risk assessment, and to inform evidence-based risk management. The aim of this thesis is to examine the risk factors for violence in schizophrenia-spectrum disorders, create a simple, scalable risk assessment tool to predict violence in forensic psychiatric populations, and review the evidence for violence prevention inte...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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