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A multisite study of community treatment programs for mentally ill offenders with major mental disorders: Design, measures, and the forensic sample
Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London.
Tengström, A., Maria-Ungdom Research Centre, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
Maria-Ungdom Research Centre, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.
Österman, R., Stockholm University, Sweden.
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2007 (English)In: Criminal justice and behavior, ISSN 0093-8548, E-ISSN 1552-3594, Vol. 34, no 2, 211-228 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This article presents reasons for undertaking "The Comparative Study of the Prevention of Crime and Violence by Mentally Ill Persons" and reasons for decisions regarding the study design and choice of measures. A brief portrait of the forensic patients that have been recruited is also presented. Community treatment programs could offer long-term cost-effective care for offenders with major mental disorders (MMDs). The study aims to identify the necessary ingredients of an effective program. Sites are selected in four countries where identification of most, if not all, persons with MMD who commit crimes within the catchment area was possible. Within each site, two samples of patients with MMD are recruited, one from a forensic hospital and one from a general psychiatric hospital. Assessments are completed prior to discharge. Participants are followed during a 5-year period. Comparisons of the forensic patients recruited in the four sites indicate many more similarities than differences. © 2007 American Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology.

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2007. Vol. 34, no 2, 211-228 p.
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Community treatment, Major mental disorders, Mentally ill offenders, Violent offenders
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-50000DOI: 10.1177/0093854806291248OAI: diva2:270896
Available from: 2009-10-11 Created: 2009-10-11 Last updated: 2014-01-09Bibliographically approved

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