Psychiatric Assessment

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This book consists of a series of assessments designed for professionals working with mentally disordered offenders and clients with challenging behaviors. Clearly laid out, and taking a holistic approach, each section focuses on a specific topic, giving a tool that will capture essential and relevant information and enabling care teams to develop a comprehensive and consistent management strategy. This is a practical and use-friendly book; it contains the detail to ensure an accurate, objective assessment and is...
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Overview

This book consists of a series of assessments designed for professionals working with mentally disordered offenders and clients with challenging behaviors. Clearly laid out, and taking a holistic approach, each section focuses on a specific topic, giving a tool that will capture essential and relevant information and enabling care teams to develop a comprehensive and consistent management strategy. This is a practical and use-friendly book; it contains the detail to ensure an accurate, objective assessment and is designed to adapt to each user's particular needs.

Covers basic care issues, medical history, incident history, external network, life experiences, social behaviour, etc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781853025754
  • Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Limited
  • Publication date: 9/1/1997
  • Series: Forensic Focus Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 70
  • Product dimensions: 8.24 (w) x 11.58 (h) x 0.23 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Instructions for use
Suggested report format
Pt. 1 Basic care issues 1
Pt. 2 Medical history 5
Pt. 3 Incident history 7
Pt. 4 External network 11
Pt. 5 Behaviour at night 13
Pt. 6 Life experiences 15
Pt. 7 Security issues 21
Pt. 8 Previous placements and treatments 25
Pt. 9 Significant events 27
Pt. 10 Social behaviour 29
Pt. 11 Recreational activities 31
Pt. 12 Threat/fantasy issues 33
Pt. 13 Sexual issues 35
Pt. 14 Loss/Bereavement 39
Pt. 15 Self harming behaviours 45
Pt. 16 Hostage taking history 57
Pt. 17 Eating issues 59
Pt. 18 Arson 63
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