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Forensic risk assessment: a metareview, novel meta-analysis, and empirical study developing a violence screening tool for schizophrenia

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Mental health professionals are routinely called upon to assess the violence risk of their patients. An increasingly common method for conducting such assessments is the use of structured risk assessment tools. The aim of this thesis was to investigate the utility of such instruments: to identify and explore current uncertainties concerning their applicability and to design a novel measure that could be used as part of a stepped strategy to risk assessment. Though a number of risk assessme...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
University College
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
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Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:c5f818ea-8e76-4aef-9716-83a4e74eb9bf
Local pid:
ora:8164
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English
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