9. Risk Assessment of Patients with Serious Mental Illness

  1. Mary Alice Conroy and
  2. Daniel C. Murrie

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269671.ch9

Forensic Assessment of Violence Risk: A Guide for Risk Assessment and Risk Management

Forensic Assessment of Violence Risk: A Guide for Risk Assessment and Risk Management

How to Cite

Conroy, M. A. and Murrie, D. C. (2007) Risk Assessment of Patients with Serious Mental Illness, in Forensic Assessment of Violence Risk: A Guide for Risk Assessment and Risk Management, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269671.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 28 SEP 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470049334

Online ISBN: 9781118269671

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Keywords:

  • risk assessment;
  • mental illness;
  • not guilty by reason of insanity;
  • psychopathology;
  • civil commitment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Defining the Question

  • Base Rates and Nomothetic Data

  • Empirically Supported Risk Factors

  • Idiographic Risk and Individualized Assessment

  • Risk Communication regarding Patients with Mental Disorders

  • Risk Management