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by Dr Lisa
Published: August 2017
In prisons, there are high levels of mental disorder and an
expanding population. It is an area of psychiatry where
psychiatrists may have limited clinical experience.
Prison psychiatry falls on the border between
forensic and general adult psychiatry, although specialist skills
are useful, e.g. in intellectual disability.
This CPD module aims to provide an
introduction to prison and prison mental health services.
psychiatry: Part 2 – clinical and legal issues by Dr Lisa
prison by Dr Seena Fazel and Dr Lisa Marzano
intellectual disabilities in criminal justice settings by Dr
Fergus Douds, Dr Jana de Villiers and Ms Jane Macer
Human rights and
the Human Rights Act 1998: implications for psychiatrists
by Dr Martin Curtice and Dr Richard
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