*  Klinikum am Weissenhof - Wikipedia
In 1897/98 the federal state Wurttemberg wanted to build a fifth state owned psychiatric institute. The search for a suitable ... The building of a new structure for the forensic psychiachtry department led to some public turmoil in 2003. The new building ... was constructed to house 50 mentally disordered offenders against which a local initiative collected signatures and addressed a ... this unit provides general psychiatric treatments and psychotherapy. The other, newly established unit, provides treatment for ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klinikum_am_Weissenhof
*  These Psychiatrists Dare to Set the Record Straight on Mental Illness
There are now ten times as many people with mental illnesses who are incarcerated as there are in state psychiatric hospitals. ... As Seager made clear in a New York Times article, these violent conditions exist in forensic hospitals across the country. ... Those who commit the most violent crimes in California end up in places like Napa State Hospital. The public might reasonably ... At Napa, when staff tried to protect some patients by ensuring that the most violent offenders don't share cells, they couldn't ...
  http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/susan-inman/psychiatrists-mental-illness_b_7101696.html
*  Mental health tribunal - Wikipedia
... which adjudicates mentally disordered offenders found unfit to stand trial or not criminally responsible by reason of mental ... by conducting independent reviews of patients diagnosed with mental disorders who are detained in psychiatric hospitals, or ... International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 2007, vol. 6, No. 2. pages 197-207. Civil commitment in Turkey: Reflections on ... As it has a federal system of government, the tribunals vary by state in Australia. Examples include the Mental Health Review ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mental_health_tribunal
*  Washington's Senate Bill 6610 on Transferring Provisions for Persons Found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity | Journal of the...
Those who remain a danger to public safety are typically committed to one of the state's psychiatric hospitals for treatment. ... In Washington state, public concern about the potential dangerousness of mentally ill offenders has led to increasing ... In 2010, there were 365 beds designated for forensic patients at the two state-operated psychiatric hospitals in Washington.7 ... He was sent to Western State Hospital (WSH), one of Washington's two state-operated psychiatric hospitals. Under the terms of ...
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*  Psychiatric aspects of the assessment and treatment of sex offenders | BJPsych Advances
In the minority of sex offenders who are mentally ill, adequate treatment of the underlying mental illness may in some cases be ... Training in general and forensic psychiatry in the assessment and treatment of sex offenders is in need of considerable ... randomised controlled trials of treatment in sex offenders is limited by the risk to the public and the difficulty that would ... Experience with sex offenders is also found in the high-security hospitals, to a lesser extent in medium secure units, and in ...
  http://apt.rcpsych.org/content/10/1/73.full
*  SEXUAL OFFENDER TREATMENT: Pfaefflin
Sexual Offender Treatment is an international peer reviewed journal open to all scientists and practitioners researching sexual ... high secure forensic psychiatric hospitals were overcrowded institutions that offered lengthy detention with limited treatment ... In relation to evaluations of mentally abnormal offenders (Section 63), offenders with addiction (Section 64) and fully ... The author compared detention duration in three high secure psychiatric hospitals in one German Federal State, Mecklenburg-West ...
  http://sexual-offender-treatment.org/129.html
*  Involuntary commitment internationally - Wikipedia
... the person appears to be mentally ill; and (b) the person's mental illness requires immediate treatment and that treatment can ... Also, a person under an involuntary commitment order has a right to counsel and a right to have the state provide a public ... During the years 1973-1996 he worked on the dismantling of the psychiatric hospitals Osservanza and Luigi Lolli in Imola. He ... To determine if these conditions are met, the suspect is observed in a forensic psychiatric detention center, the Pieter Baan ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Involuntary_commitment_internationally
*  Most recent papers with the keyword violence risk assessment | Read by QxMD
This study aims at comparing mentally disordered offenders and general psychiatric patients regarding violent ideation and at ... All patients admitted to one of three state hospitals during the study period received FRST screening and HCR-20V3 risk ... We recruited 200 detainees undergoing forensic psychiatric evaluation and 390 general psychiatric patients at discharge. At ... entering treatment at 21 different treatment-centers across Norway, interviewed between December 2012 and April 2015... ...
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*  Prison abolition movement - Wikipedia
There are more people with mental illness in prisons than in psychiatric hospitals. By keeping the mentally ill in prisons they ... Many of these prison abolitionists often state that mentally ill offenders, violent and non-violent, should be treated in ... p. 6. Justice Policy Institute, "Substance Abuse Treatment and Public Safety," (Washington, DC: January 2008), p. 1. http://www ... "The Mentally Ill Should Be in Hospital, not in Jail." The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. 17(2): 326-329. Torrey ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prison_abolition_movement
*  Disparities in Justice and Care: Persons With Severe Mental Illnesses in the U.S. Immigration Detention System | Journal of the...
Moran G: Mentally ill detainees' treatment at hospitals worries advocates. San Diego Union Tribune. May 18, 2009. Available at ... and Timothy Aitkin from Disability Rights California regarding the treatment of ICE detainees at private psychiatric hospitals ... Forensic psychiatrists will be increasingly called on to give opinions on cases involving mentally ill immigration detainees ... The following article is the first to review the unique public health and legal problems that arise when a person with a severe ...
  http://jaapl.org/content/38/3/392.full
*  Fixated Threat Assessment Centre - Wikipedia
"The persons most at risk of violence from the individual mentally ill person who pursues public figures are not the public ... Such intervention often entails the obtaining of treatment and care for the fixated individual from psychiatric and social ... Park Elliott Dietz; Daniel Allen Martell (1989). "Mentally disordered offenders in pursuit of celebrities and politicians". ... "FTAC does not detain people in psychiatric hospitals. When it encounters an individual in need of mental health care it alerts ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fixated_Threat_Assessment_Centre
*  Broadmoor Hospital - Wikipedia
"Mentally Ill Offenders: Treatment". Hansard (Lords). HL Deb 7 November 1988 vol 501 c525. Retrieved 13 October 2012. "Edwina ... Ashworth high-security psychiatric hospital Forensic psychiatry Rampton high-security psychiatric hospital West London Mental ... It is the best known and oldest of the three high-security psychiatric hospitals in England, the other two being Ashworth and ... "Broadmoor attacks fuel fears that cuts put public and staff at risk". 2015-08-15. Retrieved 2016-08-16. "Dangerous & Severe ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Broadmoor_Hospital
*  State plan ... : blueprint for change. :: State Publications
... wards of public hospitals, or the back wards of aging and deteriorating state psychiatric hospitals. Some- times alcoholics ... early intervention and treatment services to the state s residents. In fiscal year 2000, the public system served more than ... Mentally ill adults in the criminal justice system: Persons 18 or older with serious mental illness who are released from the ... DWI offenders ! Adults or adolescents who are convicted of driving while impaired, commercial DWI or driving under 21 years of ...
  http://digital.ncdcr.gov/cdm/compoundobject/collection/p249901coll22/id/286561/show/286560/rec/14
*  Horrific conditions in Los Angeles County Jail - Freedoms Phoenix
In 1955, state and VA psychiatric hospitals had about 550,000 patients. In 2008, there were less than 60,000, but given ... remove mentally ill prisoners from overcrowded, toxic environments; -- create more housing for treatment and improved safety ... "are complex, including shortcomings in our public mental health systems, the tendency for post-Hinckley criminal courts to give ... relatively less weight to psychiatric testimony, the incarceration of large numbers of drug offenders including those with dual ...
  https://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Article/070530-2010-06-20-horrific-conditions-in-los-angeles-county-jail.htm
*  Mental health care in the Philippines - Wikipedia
In the National Capital Region (NCR), most major hospitals (both public and private) have a psychiatric department which caters ... They also serve patients from other regions, often forensic cases referred by the courts. Subsidy for treatments is given to 87 ... as well as fines ranging from Php 100,000 to Php 10,000,000 against offenders. The act protects mentally incapacitated ... "Mental Health: A State of Well-being". WHO , Mental health: a state of well-being. Retrieved May 7, 2016. "Health". WHO , ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mental_health_care_in_the_Philippines
*  Offenders With Substance Abuse Who Receive Mandatory Psychiatric Treatment | Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and...
Characteristics of mentally retarded criminal offenders in Northern Taiwan. J Forensic Sci 45:1207-9, 2000. ... or are a threat to public safety, will be placed in custody. General hospitals, charity facilities, or other appropriate places ... State Judicial Department) of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and reviewed. Of the 3,467 offenders who underwent forensic ... or mental health workers contracted to provide treatment to the offenders.10 Forensic psychiatric assessments are ordered by ...
  http://jaapl.org/content/45/3/316
*  Forensic psychology - Wikipedia
Treatment providers and evaluators work in the same types of settings: forensic and state psychiatric hospitals, mental health ... "Executing the Mentally Ill". Sage. Retrieved 2007-10-03. "Ford v. Wainwright, 477 U.S. 399". American Psychological Association ... Due to the Supreme Court decision upholding involuntary commitment laws for predatory sex offenders in Kansas v. Hendricks, it ... These are defendants who the judge, prosecutor, or public defender believe, through personal interaction with the defendant or ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forensic_psychology
*  Prison - Wikipedia
New York and Oregon found that with treatment the rate of recidivism was "much lower" than untreated mentally ill offenders.[55 ... as failing to deter crime and delegitimizing the state in the eyes of the public). Reformers such as Benjamin Rush came up with ... Analysis of data in 2000 from several forensic hospitals in California, ... Psychiatric facilities[edit]. Main article: Psychiatric hospital. Some psychiatric facilities have characteristics of prisons, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaol
*  Assertive community treatment - Wikipedia
... when large numbers of patients were being discharged from state-operated psychiatric hospitals to an underdeveloped, poorly ... Psychiatric Quarterly, 75, 71-85. Lamberti, J.S., Weisman, R.L., & Faden, D.I. (2004). Forensic assertive community treatment: ... Gold Award: Helping mentally ill people break the cycle of jail and homelessness. The Thresholds State, County Collaborative ... A widely distributed book co-authored by Gomory has called the public's attention to various treatment failures allegedly ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assertive_community_treatment
*  William Fisher | UMass Lowell
Where's Care? Massachusetts' General Hospitals and the Chronically Mentally Ill?" Right-Sizing Massachusetts' State Hospitals? ... "Use of a state inpatient forensic system under managed mental health care," Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) 53:4 pp. ... Community Resources and Chronic Recidivism in State Hospitals - American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, October 1990 ... "Recidivism Among Released State Prison Inmates Who Received Mental Health Treatment While Incarcerated," Crime & Delinquency 60 ...
  https://www.uml.edu/Interdisciplinary/Security-Studies/Faculty/Fisher-William.aspx
*  Grits for Breakfast: Judge: State mental hospitals must take incompetent inmates within 21 days
... mentally incompetent prisoners by forcing them to stay in jail for up to six months before moving them to psychiatric hospitals ... State District Judge Orlinda Naranjo ruled that the Department of State Health Services must start moving "forensic commitments ... This treatment is only offered at one state hospital, as far as I know, and a Master's level social worker at the facility I ... Public Defender Investigators' 2007. "Editors Choice Award". 2009 Austin Chronicle. 'Best of Austin' Award. Ranked among Top 3 ...
  http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/2012/01/judge-state-hospitals-must-take.html?showComment=1327678211224
*  VIOLENT BEHAVIORS
... of mentally retarded versus mentally disordered offenders and increase skills in making evaluations of the mildly mentally ... Violent attacks in psychiatric and other hospitals. Ralph Slovenko PhD, JD. psychiatry CD. 10682. Violent attacks in ... He has treated and assessed sex offenders for many years. Jules Burstein, Ph.D. is a clinical and forensic psychologist in ... Treatment conundrums in SVP programs will be described so that psychologists are clearly aware of what is going on inside these ...
  http://www.forensicpsychology.org/violentbehaviors.htm
*  Psychiatric and mental health nursing - Wikipedia
... psychiatric hospitals were built to house the mentally ill, but there were not any nurses to care for them and treatment was ... The Perspective of Forensic Patients Enrolled in a Treatment Program for Violent Offenders". Issues in Mental Health Nursing. ... Australian nurses can work in public or private hospitals, institutes, correctional institutes, mental care facilities and ... In the United States, Dorothea Dix was instrumental in opening 32 state asylums to provide quality care for the ill. Dix also ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychiatric_and_mental_health_nursing
*  Care of the Mentally Ill in Prisons: Challenges and Solutions | Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Innovative and comprehensive treatment programs in prisons, coupled with state-of-the-art diversionary measures for mentally ... Compared with the public, offenders may seem less cooperative, less appealing, and even less "human." Yet U.S. courts have ... Correctional institutions have become the de facto state hospitals, and there are more seriously and persistently mentally ill ... We must look at the scenario of developing acute care psychiatric units in prisons by shifting state funds to departments of ...
  http://jaapl.org/content/35/4/406.full
*  Prison - Wikipedia
Analysis of data in 2000 from several forensic hospitals in California, New York and Oregon found that with treatment the rate ... In addition, many prisons have psychiatric units dedicated to housing offenders diagnosed with a wide variety of mental ... as failing to deter crime and delegitimizing the state in the eyes of the public). Reformers such as Benjamin Rush came up with ... than untreated mentally ill offenders. Some prisons provide educational programs for inmates that can include basic literacy, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prison