Violent Behavior And Mental Illness

Author: American Psychiatric Association
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9780890424100
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The book is a compendium of articles from Psychiatric Services and Hospital and Community Psychiatry on violent behavior and mental illness.

Violence And Mental Disorder

Author: John Monahan
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226534060
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This study reviews two decades of research on mental disorder and offers new empirical and theoretical work that will pave the way for more accurate predictions of violent behavior.

Gun Violence And Mental Illness

Author: Liza H. Gold
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 1615370633
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(2013) examined the effects of medication and outpatient mental health services
on arrests among 4,056 Florida adults with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
They found that medication possession and receipt of outpatient services
reduced the likelihood of any misdemeanor or felony arrests. As in other studies
of violent behavior in the population with mental illness, this study assessed
likelihood of all arrests rather than arrests specifically related to gun violence.
Swanson et al.

Mental Illness And Violence

Author: Eric Silver
Publisher: LFB Scholarly Publishing
ISBN: 9781931202060
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The kinds of violence assessed included battery that resulted in injury, sexual assaults, assaultive acts that involved the use of a weapon, or threats made with a weapon in hand.

Clinical Case Management For People With Mental Illness

Author: Gary Rosenberg
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317824997
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ture of some violent behaviors is most threatening and fearful to family members
and mental health workers during an emergency situation. In Hong Kong, no
known record exists of the number of aggressive and violent behaviors
performed by people with psychiatric illnesses. However, the police
classifications of homicide motives for 1,460 cases between 1976 and 1992
suggest that mental illness accounted for only 4 percent of the homicide cases in
those twenty-six years ...

Juvenile Offenders And Mental Illness

Author: Marvin D Feit
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317824873
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The absence of longitudinal studies of youth violence intervention leaves
questions about the need for ongoing services or support mechanisms in order to
continue improved behavior. IMPLICATIONS Concerns about violent youth have
encouraged the development and implementation of prevention and treatment
programs in schools, communities, mental and physical health programs, social
service programs, foster care and residential treatment facilities, and in the
juvenile justice ...

Principles And Practice Of Psychiatric Rehabilitation

Author: Patrick W. Corrigan
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462508944
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Although the results from these birth cohort studies seem particularly convincing
in regard to a causal link between mental illness and criminal behavior, they are
correlational designs that have not always taken into account the primary
potential statistical confounds (Hiday, 2006). Possible biases need to be
considered when the evidenced is used to support a causal relationship between
mental illness and violent behavior, which has generally been operationalized as
criminal ...

The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook Of Psychosomatic Medicine

Author: James L. Levenson
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 1585623792
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Psychiatric Care of the Medically Ill James L. Levenson. TABLE 7–1. Terms used
in this chapter Aggression Violence Domestic violence Hostile, threatening, and
violent behaviors directed at another person or objects, often with no (or trivial)
provocation Overt physical aggression directed at another person or object A
continuum of behaviors directed against an intimate partner, ranging from verbal
abuse, to threats and intimidation, to sexual assault and violence A state of ...

Issues In Community Treatment Of Severe Mental Illness

Author: American Psychiatric Association
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9780890424179
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51. 52. rate estimates of criminal behavior by homeless mentally ill persons in
New York City. Psychiatric Services 46:596–600, 1995 Palermo GB, Smith MB,
Liska FJ Jails versus mental hospitals: a social dilemma. International Journal of
Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology 35,97-106, 1991 Davis S:
Assessing the “criminalization” of the mentally ill in Canada. Canadian Journal of
Psychiatry 37.532–538, 1992 . Zitrin A, Hardesty AS, Burdock ET, et al. Crime
and violence ...

Encyclopedia Of Murder And Violent Crime

Author: Eric W. Hickey
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761924371
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If an offender is seriously mentally ill, he or she may be found not guilty by reason
of insanity by the jury or the presiding judge at trial. In such cases, the defendant
is not viewed as responsible for the violent rampage and is remanded for
evaluation and treatment, rather than convicted and punished for what would
otherwise be criminal behavior. The relationship between mental illness and
crime has been investigated since the 1920s. Although studies report different
findings, most ...