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Use of risk assessment instruments to predict violence in forensic inpatient settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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BACKGROUND & AIMS: Violent behaviour by psychiatric inpatients can have many negative consequences for the physical and mental health of both psychiatric staff and other inpatients. The problem is of particular concern on forensic psychiatric wards, where the prevalence of violence is higher than on other inpatient wards. In order to assess, manage and potentially prevent this type of violence, instruments have been developed with the aim of identifying individuals who are at ...

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Type of award:
MSc by Research
Level of award:
Masters
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University of Oxford

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