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 is a consultant psychiatrist in psychotherapy and a college tutor at the West London Mental Health NHS Trust. He trained at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust and is a member of the British Psychoanalytical Society. He was formerly a visiting psychiatrist at HM Wormwood Scrubs Prison and supervisor and external examiner for the Forensic Psychotherapy Course at the Portman Clinic. He is on the executive board of the International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy.

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