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- DescriptionThis is a comprehensive reference book on the subject of forensic mental health, looking at what forensic mental health is and its assessment, management and treatment. It focuses on key topics and the issues underpinning them in contemporary society. The book includes: * an account of the historical development of forensic mental health, along with a description of the three mental health systems operating in the UK * an in-depth analysis of the forensic mental health process and system, including an analysis of the different systems applied for juveniles and adults * an examination of the main issues in forensic mental health including sex offending, personality disorders and addiction * a breakdown of the key skills needed for forensic mental health practice. This is an authoritative reference book which will be a crucial text for practitioners, academics and students in the forensic mental health field.
- Author BiographyKeith Soothill is Emeritus Professor of Social Research in the Department of Applied Social Science, Lancaster University, UK,and is now based in the Centre for Applied Statistics at Lancaster. Paul Rogers is Professor of Forensic Nursing at the University of Glamorgan. Mairead Dolan is Professor of Forensic Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the University of Manchester.
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication01/03/2008
- SubjectPsychology: Professional & General
- Place of PublicationCullompton
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintWillan Publishing
- Content Note1, black & white illustrations
- Weight1360 g
- Width174 mm
- Height246 mm
- Spine33 mm
- Edited byKeith Soothill,Mairead Dolan,Paul Rogers
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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