This volume opens with a discussion of the conceptual issues that relate mental disorder to criminal behaviour. The first section covers law provisions, giving the legal classifications for the mentally disordered offender, including psychopathy, mental illness and mental handicap. In the following sections of text, the themes of clinical assessment and intervention for these three main groups are explored, with details of practice, settings in which the intervention takes place and the clinical programmes available.
The Mentally Disordered Offender: A Clinical Approach (C. Hollin K. Howells).
LAW AND SERVICE PROVISION.
The Social and Legal Framework (E. Baker).
Service Provision and Facilities for the Mentally Disordered Offender (H. Prins).
CLINICAL RESEARCH AND PRACTICE.
Mental Illness, Neurological and Organic Disorder, and Criminal Behavior (C. Sellars, et al.).
Clinical Programs for Mentally Ill Offenders (C. Webster, et al.).
Crime and Mental Retardation: A Review (K. Day).
The Treatment of People with Learning Disabilities Who Offend (C. Cullen).
Psychopathy and Crime: A Review (R. Hare, et al.).
Clinical Programs with Psychopaths (R. Blackburn).
OVERVIEW AND PROGNOSIS.
A Clinical Approach to the Mentally Disordered Offender: An Overview and Some Major Issues (S. Shah).
A Clinical Approach to the Mentally Disordered Offender: Prognosis (C. Hollin K. Howells).
Series: Wiley Series in Clinical Approaches to Criminal Behavior
Number Of Pages: 274
Published: 28th September 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.1 x 17.3
Weight (kg): 0.68
Edition Number: 1