5. A Treatment Pathway for High Security Offenders with a Personality Disorder

  1. Phil Willmot1 and
  2. Neil Gordon2
  1. Sue Evershed

Published Online: 14 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470973110.ch5

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

Evershed, S. (2010) A Treatment Pathway for High Security Offenders with a Personality Disorder, 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.ch5

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:

  • treatment pathway for high security offenders - with personality disorder;
  • Psychological Treatment Unit (PTU) - psychological orientation as key means of helping patients address their personality disorder and offending needs;
  • treatment of high risk patients - with a personality disorder, an area where there is little theoretical agreement;
  • personality disordered patients - difficult to engage, attending therapy sporadically;
  • patients with personality disorder - offended have additional needs;
  • key treatment, patients with a personality disorder - high levels of psychopathy traits, being treatable;
  • PDS psychological treatment pathway;
  • assessment of personality;
  • assessment of offending behaviour needs and risk;
  • personality disorder needs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • About the Service

  • Our patients

  • Treatment, personality disorder and high secure population needs

  • Treatment assumptions

  • Stage 1: Assessment

  • Stage 2: Motivation and therapy interference needs

  • Stage 3: Personality disorder needs

  • Stage 4: Criminogenic and offence - related needs

  • Challenges

  • References

  • Appendix 5.1 Treatments addressing motivation and therapy interference needs

  • Appendix 5.2 Treatments addressing personality disorder needs

  • Appendix 5.3 Treatments addressing criminogenic and offence - related needs