Aggressive and violent patients are an increasing concern for mental health professionals. Mizen and Morris critically review psychoanalytic literature and present their own coherent and practical new model. The clear clinical focus and emphasis on managing violence in therapy, makes this book essential reading for practitioners and trainees.
RICHARD MIZEN worked for over twenty years in health and social services in the fields of adult mental health, child protection and forensic psychiatry. He is currently course co-leader for the MSc in Psychological Therapies at the University of Exeter, UK, and in private practice as an analyst and supervisor in Devon. His previous publications include Supervising and Being Supervised: A Theory in Search of a Practice (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002). MARK MORRIS is a Psychoanalyst who has worked with personality disorder in different settings, including hospitals and prisons, for the past fifteen years. He currently leads a medium secure personality disorder service in Kneesworth House in Cambridgeshire, UK.