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Violence and the mental health services

Violence and the mental health services

proceedings of a conference held by the National Association for Mental Health at Church House, Westminister, London, on 8th and 9th March, 1962.

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Published by National Association for Mental Health in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Mentally ill offenders -- Great Britain.,
    • Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- Great Britain.,
    • Sentences (Criminal procedure) -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Erratum slip inserted.

      ContributionsNational Association for Mental Health (Great Britain)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD7897.A75 V56
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p.
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4821081M
      LC Control Number75553996

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Violence and the mental health services Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging assessment of the mental health legacy left by violence. It addresses the issues as they affect states, communities and families, in other words at macro- meso- and microlevels, beginning by describing the impact of violence on neurobiology and mental health, as well as the spectrum of syndromes and disorders associated with different forms of Format: Hardcover.

This book gives practical guidance on how mental health professionals can identify and respond to domestic violence experienced by their patients. It covers the prevalence of domestic violence, its association with mental health problems and the current evidence base on effective interventions to reduce abuse and improve mental health/5(4).

Psychiatric Aspects of Violence: Issues in Prevention and Treatment: New Directions for Mental Health Services, Number 86 (J-B MHS Single Issue Mental Health Services): Medicine & Health Science Books @ Self-Harm and Violence: Towards Best Practice in Managing Risk in Mental Health Services presents the first exploration of the most effective clinical practice techniques relating to the management of risk in mental health care settings.

Based on the Department of Health’s Best Practice in Managing Risk guidance document, which was developed over a month period in consultation with a Price: $ This book provides a comprehensive and wide-ranging assessment of the mental health legacy left by violence. It addresses the issues as they affect states, communities and families, in other words at macro- meso- and microlevels, beginning by describing the impact of violence on neurobiology and mental health, as well as the spectrum of syndromes and disorders associated with different forms of.

Violence Risk and Threat Assessment: A Practical Guide for Mental Health and Criminal Justice Professionals (Practical Guide Series (San Diego, Calif.).): Medicine & Health Science Books @ (9). Lia Ahonen is assistant professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh, PA.

Ahonen is trained in Criminology and research areas include youth and adult crime in combination with mental illness, predictors of violence and gun violence, the development of violent crime over time, the treatment of serious behavioral problems, and policy issues pertaining to crime and Brand: Springer International Publishing.

About this book Self-Harm and Violence: Towards Best Practice in Managing Risk in Mental Health Services presents the first exploration of the most effective clinical practice techniques relating to the management of risk in mental health care settings. Focusing equally on causes, management, and prevention, this groundbreaking book represents the state of knowledge on this crucial topic.

Violence in Mental Health Settings brings together salient theories, valuable data, and real-world interventions in one accessible volume. The contributors include psychiatrists, nurses, researchers, and academics (many affiliated with the European Violence in Psychiatry Research Group), offering an integrative context for understanding patient aggression.

In public perception, mental illness and violence remain inextricably intertwined, and much of the stigma associated with mental illness may be due to a tendency to conflate mental illness with the concept of dangerousness. This perception is further augmented by the media which sensationalises violent crimes committed by persons with mental illness, particularly mass shootings, Cited by: Despite great improvement in service delivery, patient violence remains a major problem at mental health facilities.

Focusing equally on causes, management, and prevention, this groundbreaking book represents the state of knowledge on this crucial topic. Violence in Mental Health Settings brings. Clinical psychologist Daniel J. Flannery reveals the impact of violence and victimization in the lives of children and adolescents from a developmental perspective.

He explores how young people experience violence in their everyday lives and how this impacts their mental health and ability to cope with challenges and crises.5/5(1). Clinical psychologist Daniel J.

Flannery reveals the impact of violence and victimization in the lives of children and adolescents from a developmental perspective. He explores how young people experience violence in their everyday lives and how this impacts their mental health and ability to cope with challenges and crises.

His case studies show the significance of these mental health issues. People with mental health problems are more likely to be a victim of domestic violence than the general population.

This text offers practical guidance on how mental health professionals can. The need for a guideline focused on the short-term management of violence and aggression in mental health, health and community settings arises because violence and aggression are relatively common and have serious consequences in such settings (Bourn et al., ; Flood et al., ).

The prevention and management of violence and aggression are complex tasks, because their manifestation will. Excerpt. This guideline has been developed to advise on the short-term management of violence and aggression in mental health, health and community settings in adults, children (aged 12 years or under) and young people (aged 13 to 17 years).

Gun restriction laws focusing on people with mental illness perpetu-ate the myth that mental illness leads to violence, as well as the mis-perception that gun violence and mental illness are strongly linked.

Stigma represents a major barrier to access and treatment of mental illness, which in turn increases the public health burden.

Improving risk management for violence in mental health services: a multimethods approach - NCBI Bookshelf. Study found that risk factors for violence identified at the population level should be integrated in risk assessments together with established high-risk psychiatric morbidity and that incorporation of dynamic factors results in improved accuracy, especially when combined in Cited by: 6.

However, to date, psychiatry and psychotherapy have widely neglected violence as an influencing factor on mental health. This book, which is the first comprehensive overview, discusses current evidence of the links between violence against women and mental health.

This book is a very worthy addition to understanding the nature of trauma and violence and how attempts are being made to provide adequate public mental health programs." (Contemporary Psychology: APA Review of Books, (April ) "De Jong’s book details theories of how to provide mental health assistance in a public health model.

Violence and Mental Health. Publisher: The National Academies Press ISBN Number of pages: Description: Experts in public health and mental health, anthropology, biomedical science, criminal justice, global health and development, and neuroscience examine experience, evidence, and practice at the intersection of mental health and violence.Although the book is designed for child and adolescent forensic psychiatrists and psychologists seeking proficiency in youth violence risk assessment, educators, school administrators, mental health clinicians, other health care professionals who work with children, and interested laypersons will also find the book both practical and illuminating.They suggest that violence by people with mental illness — like aggression in the general population — stems from multiple overlapping factors interacting in complex ways.

These include family history, personal stressors (such as divorce or bereavement), and socioeconomic factors (such as poverty and homelessness).