Chapter 11. Serious Mental Disorder and Offending Behaviours

  1. James McGuire
  1. Paul E. Mullen

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713464.ch11

Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment: Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-Offending

Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment: Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-Offending

How to Cite

Mullen, P. E. (2008) Serious Mental Disorder and Offending Behaviours, in Offender Rehabilitation and Treatment: Effective Programmes and Policies to Reduce Re-Offending (ed J. McGuire), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713464.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK

Author Information

  1. Dept. of Psychological Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471987611

Online ISBN: 9780470713464

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Keywords:

  • schizophrenia;
  • criminal offences;
  • mental disorder;
  • risk assessment;
  • mental health practitioners

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Associations Between Mental Disorders and Offending Behaviours

  • Targeting Risk Assessment and risk management strategies

  • From Associations to Risk Assessments

  • From Assessment to Management and Prevention

  • Conclusion

  • References