Psychological Disorders in Children

Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. General criminology
  3. Causes of crime
  4. Prevalence
  5. National differences
  6. Gender
  7. Ethnicity
  8. Victims
  9. Causes of crime
  10. Genetic and physiological factors
  11. Psychosocial factors
  12. Table  24.1 Psychosocial risk  factors for offending
  13. Psychiatric causes
  14. The association between mental disorder and crime
  15. Frequency
  16. The  nature of the association
  17. Table 24.2 The 1944–1947 Danish Birth Cohort Study: relative risk estimates of violent crim
  18. Specific psychiatric disorders Substance dependence and crime
  19. Learning disability
  20. Mood disorder
  21. Schizophrenia and related disorder
  22. Post-traumatic stress disorder
  23. Morbid jealousy
  24. Organic mental disorders
  25. Epilepsy
  26. Impulse control disorders
  27. Specific offender groups
  28. Female offenders
  29. Young people
  30. Ethnic minorities
  31. Psychiatric aspects of specific crimes
  32. Crimes  of violence
  33. Homicide
  34. Domestic violence
  35. Table  24.4 Ethical and legal issues: domestic  violence
  36. Sexual abuse of children
  37. Indecent exposure
  38. Indecent assault
  39. Stalking
  40. Rape
  41. Child abduction
  42. Offences against property Shoplifting
  43. Arson
  44. Psychiatric aspects of being a victim of crime
  45. Psychological impact
  46. Types  of crime
  47. Management
  48. Specialist services
  49. Routine psychiatric care
  50. The role of the psychiatrist in the criminal courts
  51. Mental state, intention, and responsibility
  52. Children
  53. Competence  to stand trial
  54. Legal insanity (not guilty by reason of  insanity)
  55. Diminished responsibility
  56. Assessment
  57. Absence of intention (automatism)
  58. Fitness to be  punished
  59. Other psychiatric issues that may be relevant to the criminal court Amnesia
  60. False confessions
  61. False accusations
  62. The treatment of offenders with mental disorder
  63. General issues
  64. Settings of treatment
  65. The mentally abnormal in prison
  66. Offenders in hospital
  67. Special hospitals and secure units in the  UK
  68. Dangerous Severe Personality Disorder (DSPD)  units
  69. Treatment in the  community
  70. The management of violence in healthcare settings
  71. Risk assessment
  72. Table  24.5 Factors associated with dangerousness
  73. The psychiatric report
  74. The  role of the psychiatrist in relation to the  court
  75. Table  24.6 The  involvement of psychiatrists in the stages of the UK legal   process
  76. Preparing the report
  77. Advice on medical treatment
  78. The psychiatrist appearing in court

 

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