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Media portrayal of mentally disordered offenders: a case study

12 April 2016

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

The negative portrayal by the media of people diagnosed with a mental health disorder who commit crime can have profound effects on all concerned. In cases where the...

Learning and sharing: toward a meaningful

01 April 1998

Learning Disability Practice


In November 1993, when a revised version of the Mental Health Act Code of Practice came into force in England and Wales, there was no authority through which its...

Flexible observations in the management of self-harm

01 July 2013

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

This article decribes the challenges faced by one regional secure forensic service in meeting the needs of its female patients who present with self-harming...