Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry

Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry

By: Susan Bailey (author), Mairead Dolan (author)Hardback

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Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry discusses a broad range of issues based around the psychiatric needs of adolescents and how these relate to offending behaviour. Its well-structured approach looks at assessment, treatment and outcomes for different disorders and highlights the importance of effective interaction between specialist agencies. Services supporting the assessment and treatment of children and young people within forensic mental health services are influenced by professionals in many areas; the author base covers a wide range of disciplines and specialties to cover every aspect of adolescent forensic psychiatry. Adolescent Forensic Psychiatry will be of special interest to people working with children and young people in secure care, and to those working with all looked-after children. It will be of value to all those involved in the development of the needs of children and adolescents within educational, social, mental health and criminal justice services.

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Susan Bailey, Consultant Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatrist, Bolton Salford & Trafford Mental Health Trust, Manchester and Professor, Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire, Lancashire, UK Mairead Dolan, Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychiatry, University of Manchester & Honorary Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, Bolton Salford and Trafford Mental Health Trust, Manchester, UK


Part 1 - Assessment in Adolescent Forensic Mental Health Services Assessing Adolescent Mental Health Needs Assessment in adolescent offenders The Assessment and Management of Risk The Social And Historical Context Moral Understanding And Criminal Responsibility Of Children Part 2 - Forensic Behaviours: Neurobiology, Genetics and Childhood Antecedents Neurobiological Factors in Aggressive Children and Adults Genetics And Juvenile Antisocial Behaviour Childhood Antecedents of Juvenile Delinquency Part 3 - Linking Disorders to Forensic Behaviours Personality dysfunction and disorders in childhood and adolescents Affective Conduct Disorder Learning Disability, Autism and Offending Behaviour Schizophrenia Substance Misuse Part 4 - Offending Behaviours and Victims as Perpetrators Social Diversity* Victims As Perpetrators Violence Sexually Abusive Behaviour by Children and Adolescents Arson And Property Offending Part 5 - Treatment Approaches Cognitive-Behavioural Therapies Psychodynamic Therapies Creative Arts Therapies Physical Treatments Part 6 - Delivery of Services Strategic Approach To Commissioning And Delivering Forensic Mental Health Services Administrative Frameworks And Services For Very Difficult Adolescents In England Child Protection In Context a " A Systemic Approach Clinical Governance in an Adolescent Forensic inpatient Service Growing Up in Prison Prison Psychiatry Inter-Agency Management Of Children And Young People Who Sexually Abuse Part 7 - Legal Frameworks, National and International Children, Psychiatric Treatment And Compulsion The Youth Justice System in England and Wales Scottish Juvenile Justice and Forensic Adolescent Services Developments Youth Care And The Justice System In The Netherlands: Appendix - Post Basic, Multi-disciplinary Training for Child & Adolescent Forensic Mental Health in Workers

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/05/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780340763896
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 464
  • ID: 9780340763896
  • weight: 1224
  • ISBN10: 0340763892

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