Dangerous Patients: A Psychodynamic Approach to Risk Assessment and Management

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Ronald Doctor
Karnac, 2003 - Psychology - 140 pages
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This is a thought-provoking new collection that investigates the inherent difficulties in risk assessment in a series of papers by specialists in various aspects of forensic psychiatry and psychotherapy. An indispensable guide for any healthcare professional as well as fascinating insight into this highly-pressured environment.

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Ronald Doctor, FRCPsych, is Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy at the West London Mental Health NHS Trust, Chair of the NHS Liaison Committee, British Psychoanalytical Society, Chair of the Association of the Psychoanalytical Psychotherapists in the NHS (APP), Academic Secretary of the Psychotherapy Faculty, Royal College of Psychiatrists and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College London. He has a particular interest in forensic psychotherapy, and he has edited two books: 'Dangerous Patients: A Psychodynamic Approach to Risk Assessment and Management' (2003); and 'Murder: A Psychotherapeutic Investigation' (2008).

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