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Violence among the mentally ill

Violence among the mentally ill

effective treatments and management strategies

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mentally ill offenders -- Rehabilitation -- Congresses,
  • Dangerously mentally ill -- Rehabilitation -- Congresses,
  • Violence -- Prevention -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Sheilagh Hodgins
    GenreCongresses
    SeriesNATO science series. Series D, Behavioural and social sciences -- vol. 90, NATO ASI series -- no. 90
    ContributionsHodgins, Sheilagh, North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division, NATO Advanced Study Institute on Effective Prevention of Crime and Violence among Persons with Major Mental Disorders (1999 : Il Ciocco, Italy)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC569.5.V55 V52 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 416 p. :
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17004647M
    ISBN 100792364376
    LC Control Number00042089

      Americans increasingly fear violence from people who are mentally ill. They shouldn’t Americans increasingly fear violence at the hands of people with mental illness, but experts say those. For example, there is a reported hesitancy to diagnose women victims as mentally ill due to concerns that the stigma of “being crazy” may be used to rationalise the domestic and family violence they experience, resulting in possible victim blaming and revictimisation.

    Personality disorders, especially borderline, antisocial, and narcissistic, show criminogenic aspects. Psychopathy, better detailed in the DSM 5, is a clinical entity associated with evil crimes and cruelty. Drug and alcohol abuse, alone or as a dual diagnosis, contributes to crime perpetration as well as to violence among incarcerated subjects. The book is part of the Cambridge Criminology Series and focuses on the relationship between criminality and violent behavior among the mentally disordered. The authors divide the subjects into five general groups: 1) those with diagnoses of major mental disorders, 2) those with alcohol- and/or drug-related disorders, 3) those with other mental Cited by: 1.

    Dismissing the potential for violence within the population of the mentally ill was a noble goal in the beginning—an enlightened society needed to move away from the values and norms surrounding.   “Part of the blowback with connecting mental illness to mass shootings is the fear that mentally ill people will be stigmatized,” Duwe said, adding that the concern is a valid one.


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Violent victimisation of the mentally ill. Additionally, studies of violence among people with mental illness must go beyond linking various conditions or categories with rates or severity of violence, and instead include a careful examination of contextual and comorbid factors, so that the complex patterns of confounding may be unravelled.

Cited by: It goes on to review the development of offending and violent behaviour among persons with mental illness. Subsequent chapters The book, written by some of the leading researchers in the world in the field of mental illness and crime, starts by reviewing investigations of crime and violence by the mentally ill in the community, in hospitals and Author: Sheilagh Hodgins.

But when the investigators probed further, comparing rates of violence in one area in Pittsburgh in order to control for environmental factors as well as substance use, they found no significant difference in the rates of violence among people with mental illness and other people living in the same neighborhood.

The NATO Advanced Study Institute on the Prevention of Crime and Violence Among the Mentally III was held in May in Tuscany, Italy. Participants from 15 countries attended. Since care for persons with mental illness (schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, delusional disorder, atypical psychoses) has been deinstitutionalized.

WHEN A HORRIFIC AND INEXplicable act of violence occurs—as in the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the movie theater killings in Aurora, Colorado, or the shoving murders in the New York City subway system—people, quite reasonably, recognize the perpetrator’s behavior as lists, investigating the story, seek and frequently find long-standing symptoms of a mental Cited by: Violence among the Mentally III: Effective Treatments and Management Strategies (Nato Science Series D: Book 90) - Kindle edition by Sheilagh Hodgins.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Violence among the Mentally III: Effective Treatments and Management Strategies (Nato Science.

In recent years it has become apparent that mentally ill people are at increased risk of committing crimes of violence. Most writing and research about crime and mental disorder has focused necessarily on the immediate problems which confront clinicians and law makers - assessing and managing the future risk of violence.

In this important new book the authors attempt to step back from these. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Effective Prevention of Crime and Violence among Persons with Major Mental Disorders, Il Ciocco, Italy, May "--Title page verso.

The NATO Advanced Study Institute on the Prevention of Crime and Violence Among the Mentally III was held in May in Tuscany, Italy.

Participants from 15 countries attended. Since care for persons with mental illness (schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, delusional disorder.

The NATO Advanced Study Institute on the Prevention of Crime and Violence Among the Mentally III was held in May in Tuscany, Italy. Participants from 15 countries attended.

Since care for persons with mental illness (schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, delusional disorder, atypical psychoses) has been deinstitutionalized Format: Hardcover. The book, written by some of the leading researchers in the world in the field of mental illness and crime, starts by reviewing investigations of crime and violence by the mentally ill in the community, in hospitals and in correctional facilities.

It goes on to review the development of Author: Sheilagh Hodgins. New research, for example, suggests that individuals who have less serious forms of mental illness but who engage in substance abuse have the highest risk for violence among the mentally ill.

This volume is a collection of papers presented at a NATO Advanced Study Institute on the Prevention of Crime and Violence Among the Mentally Ill held in May The authors, all from Western Europe or North America, critically summarize the state of research and clinical practice in this important area at the end of the : Joe P.

Tupin. The NATO Advanced Study Institute on the Prevention of Crime and Violence Among the Mentally III was held in May in Tuscany, Italy. Participants from 15 countries attended. Since care for persons with mental illness (schizophrenia, major depression, bipolar disorder, delusional disorder, atypical psychoses) has been deinstitutionalized Brand: Springer Netherlands.

The NATO Advanced Study Institute on the Prevention of Crime and Violence Among the Mentally III was held in May in Tuscany, Italy. Participants from 15 countries attended.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Violence among the mentally ill by Sheilagh Hodgins; 1 edition; Subjects: Dangerously mentally ill, Mentally ill offenders, Congresses, Violence, Rehabilitation, Prevention.

established by guns laws that broadly target people with mental ill-ness will not capture this group of individuals. Gun restriction laws focusing on people with mental illness perpetu-ate the myth that mental illness leads to violence, as well as the mis-perception that.

Criminality and Violence among the Mentally Disordered: The Stockholm Metropolitan Project Book March with Reads How we measure 'reads'. The authors attempt to describe the criminality of the mentally ill and to identify the complex chain of factors which cause it. As part of their analysis they examine a unique group of 15, persons born in Stockholm who were studied from prenatal In recent years there has been a significant increase in crime among persons suffering from 5/5(1).

Get this from a library. Violence among the mentally ill: effective treatments and management strategies. [Sheilagh Hodgins;] -- The book, written by some of the leading researchers in the world in the field of mental illness and crime, starts by reviewing investigations of crime.

This book illustrates how an investigation of a birth cohort followed for thirty years, which was designed principally as a study of inequality and social deviance, was used to examine the relation between the major mental disorders and criminality. the findings presented here, plus those found in many other publications from Project Metropolitan, demonstrate the wealth of knowledge that can.A study investigated violent behavior among severely mentally ill individuals in 1, randomly selected families who were members of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI).

In the preceding year, 11 percent of these individuals were reported to have physically harmed another person. Among these people with serious mental illness, the risk factors for committing a violent crime appeared to have more to do with the overall risk factors for violence: being young, male, socially.