Discussion in 'PSYCHIATRY SPECIALITIES' started by Johnson, Dec 26, 2015.
Please do share your knowledge and other areas of interests in forensics.
I worked for paper 3 during my time, variations are possible depends on which literature you refer to
10% - Psychotic disorders in prison compared to general population
80% - with sexual offences with no previous hx
5% - commit violent crimes with severe mental illness
? 15% - commit homicide with mental illness
80% - indecent exposure with no previous hx
20%- lifetime risk of stalking a healthcare professional
5% - violence due to psychosis
20% - domestic violence reported
20% - elderly with mental illness
50/1000- psychosis in prison
30% - homicide with mental illness
90%- homicide with PD received prison sentence
70%- homicide with PD no contact with service in last 12 months
45%- homicide with PD and no other mental illness at the time of committing the crime
25-30% - homicide with PD with other mental disorder
Juvenile delinquency refers to law breaking behaviour committed by 10-21-year-olds.
The aetiological factors -
Large family size
Lower mean IQ
Unsatisfactory child rearing
Trouble at school
If three of these factors are present there is a 40% chance of the individual showing delinquent behaviour during adolescence.
Puri. Textbook of Psychiatry, 2002, p.395.
The court system in England (not Scotland, NI)
Difference between burglary, robbery and others
Remand- process of keeping a person who has been arrested in custody, normally in remand prison, before a trial, conviction or sentencing.
Convictions and sentencing
Commonly used sections in forensics
35 and 36 like section 2
37 and 38 like section 3
41 and 49 are to do with restrictions
35 - Assessment in hospital for a remand person
36 - Treatment in hospital for a remand person
37 - hospital order for convicted and non convicted person
38 – hospital order before sentencing
41- Restrict order for a person with section 37
47- Transfer of sentenced person to hospital
48- Transfer of remanded person to hospital
49 – Restrict order for a person with section 47/48
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