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Secure psychiatric care: How appearance and neglect affect women

01 May 2013

Mental Health Practice


Aim To provide effective interventions for body image, appearance, and physical health and self-care for women in secure psychiatric settings. Method A manualised...

Shared-experience groups in a high-secure psychiatric hospital

10 December 2014

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

This study explores the benefits of shared-experience groups from a service user’s perspective, in a UK high-secure forensic mental health environment....

Reducing burnout in nurses and care workers in secure settings

23 April 2014

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To identify which educational interventions reduce burnout and promote wellbeing in nurses and care workers in secure settings. Method A systematic review of...

Development of a behavioural assessment tool for use in forensic mental health services

16 July 2019

Mental Health Practice

evidence and practice

This article presents the Forensic Functional Assessment Measure (FFAM): a tool to assess the triggers and functions of behaviours that challenge in a medium-secure...

Promoting alternatives to PRN medicines in secure inpatient mental health services

23 November 2021

Mental Health Practice

psychotropic medicines

The use of ‘pro re nata’ (PRN) or ‘as required’ medicines is widespread in inpatient mental health services, often as a first-line intervention when patients are...

A national survey of psychiatric intensive care, low secure and locked rehabilitation units

12 January 2021

Mental Health Practice

inpatient care

Psychiatric intensive care can take place in a variety of settings, including psychiatric intensive care units (PICUs), low secure units (LSUs) and locked...