Subtypes of Severely Mentally Ill Violent Offenders in a Spanish Forensic Psychiatric Hospital

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Title: Subtypes of Severely Mentally Ill Violent Offenders in a Spanish Forensic Psychiatric Hospital
Authors: Sánchez San Segundo, Miriam | Ferrer-Cascales, Rosario | Herranz Bellido, Jesús | Pastor Bravo, María del Mar | Hodgins, Sheilagh
Research Group/s: Psicología de la Delincuencia, Psicocriminología y Ciencias Forenses (PSIDECRIMYCIF)
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Psicología de la Salud
Keywords: Schizophrenia | Violence | Conduct disorder | HCR-20 | PCL:SV
Knowledge Area: Personalidad, Evaluación y Tratamiento Psicológico | Psicología Básica
Issue Date: 30-Aug-2014
Publisher: Routledge
Citation: International Journal of Forensic Mental Health. 2014, 13(3): 217-226. doi:10.1080/14999013.2014.922137
Abstract: Conduct disorder (CD) prior to age 15 identifies a subgroup of men with severe mental illness (SMI) who present a high risk for violence that persists across the life span. The present study examined male violent offenders with SMI in a forensic hospital in Spain, comparing those with SMI+CD and those without SMI-CD on the HCR-20 and PCL:SV. Violent offenders with SMI+CD obtained higher HCR-20 and PCL: SV total scores, and much higher H and factor 2 scores as compared to those without prior CD. Men with SMI+CD present a challenge to forensic psychiatric services.
ISSN: 1499-9013 (Print) | 1932-9903 (Online)
DOI: 10.1080/14999013.2014.922137
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: © International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services
Peer Review: si
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