Effectiveness of modified therapeutic community treatment within a medium-secure service for personality-disordered offenders

There is debate as to whether secure hospital treatment for offenders with personality disorder can be effective relative to criminal justice interventions. This study examines the evidence for long-term treatment of such offenders in hospital within in a modified therapeutic community model including accredited offending behaviour programmes.


The article appears in the Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology 25(3): 243-261
Last updated on: Thursday, 23 October 2014

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