3. What Works with Forensic Patients with Personality Disorder? Integrating the Literature on Personality Disorder, Correctional Programmes and Psychopathy

  1. Phil Willmot1 and
  2. Neil Gordon2
  1. Phil Willmot and
  2. Amanda Tetley

Published Online: 14 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470973110.ch3

Working Positively with Personality Disorder in Secure Settings: A Practitioner's Perspective

Working Positively with Personality Disorder in Secure Settings: A Practitioner's Perspective

How to Cite

Willmot, P. and Tetley, A. (2010) What Works with Forensic Patients with Personality Disorder? Integrating the Literature on Personality Disorder, Correctional Programmes and Psychopathy, in Working Positively with Personality Disorder in Secure Settings: A Practitioner's Perspective (eds P. Willmot and N. Gordon), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470973110.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Rampton Hospital, UK

  2. 2

    Institute of Mental Health, Nottingham University, UK

Author Information

  1. Rampton Hospital, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 22 OCT 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Personality Disorders

Book Series Editors:

  1. Eddie Kane

Series Editor Information

  1. Personality Disorder Institute, University of Nottinghamm UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683804

Online ISBN: 9780470973110

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Keywords:

  • forensic patients with personality disorder - integrating literature on personality disorder, correctional programmes and psychopathy;
  • multiple and complex needs - difficulties associated with their management and treatment;
  • effective treatment programmes - for forensic patients with personality disorder;
  • patients with personality disorder - more treatment resources;
  • Critchfi eld and Benjamin (2006) - principles of effective treatment with personality disorder, shared with Axis I disorders;
  • therapist-related factors;
  • Critchfield and Benjamin (2006) - effective therapeutic relationships in treatment of personality disorder;
  • Linehan, Davison, Lynch and Sanderson (2006) - specific technique factors for borderline personality disorder;
  • over-reliance on RNR literature risks - ignoring other areas of psychological research;
  • correctional programmes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • What works in treating personality disorder?

  • Therapist - related factors

  • Relationship principles

  • Technique principles

  • What works in treating offenders?

  • What works in treating psychopathy?

  • Correctional programmes

  • Therapeutic communities

  • Psychodynamic approaches

  • Other approaches

  • Principles for the treatment of this client group

  • Conclusions

  • References