Lancet. 1982 Jun 12; 1(8285): 1341.
A brief commentary on a booklet, published under the auspices of the London-based Royal College of Psychiatrists, which examines the concept and implications of psychiatric assessment of dangerousness, including the pros and cons of weighing value judgments in the decision of whether or not to release a mentally abnormal offender. (KIE abstract)
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
The Danger of Dangerousness: Why We Must Remove the Dangerousness Criterion From Our Mental Health Acts Large, M.M.; Ryan, C.J.; Nielssen, O.B.; Hayes, R.A. (2008-12)OBJECTIVES: The mental health legislation of most developed countries includes either a dangerousness criterion or an obligatory dangerousness criterion (ODC). A dangerousness criterion holds that mentally ill people may ...