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Assessing Forensic Mental Health Need: Policy, Theory and Research

Assessing Forensic Mental Health Need: Policy, Theory and Research (Hardback)

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Synopsis

Mentally disordered offenders (MDOs) have dominatd

the recent political agenda for mental health care emphasised by cases such as

those of Christopher Clunis and Michael Stone. Yet successive governments have

constrained the development of all health and social services by the requirement

that they must be demonstrated as capable of benefiting those to whom they are

applied.



This book analyses the development of government

policy for services for MDOs since the important Butler report in 1975 and

provides a theoretical framework for adjudging research which purports to

demonstrate a need and outcome. Finally, it emphasises the subjective and

value-laden nature of all needs assessments and their interpretation and poses

the crucial questions of whose need it is that we address through MDO services,

those of the patient or of society.



This book will be valuable to clinicians and

researchers working in mental health services, policy-makers, service

commissioners and managers.



Features:



An analysis of the history of the MDO policy in relation to needs assessment

pre and post the important Reed Report.

A methodological framework for needs assessment of MDOs.

Critical appraisal of alternative definitions of needs and of related

concepts.

Critical analysis of the application of needs assessment methods.

A review of research relevant to needs assessment for MDOs.

Needs in relation to outcome.

An analysis of recent policy development related to MDO services.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentCentral governmentCentral government policiesMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicinePsychiatryMedical & VeterinaryMedicine: general issuesHealth systems & servicesMental health servicesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCrime & criminologyOffenders Publisher: RCPsych Publications Publication Date: 01/01/2000 ISBN-13: 9781901242423  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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