By Jay P. Singh, Stål Bjørkly, Seena Fazel

Foreign views on Violence chance evaluate contains chapters via best hazard evaluation students in additional than 15 nations and explores the subject from a very foreign outlook. utilizing findings from the seminal foreign danger Survey (IRiS), the most important qualitative examine within the historical past of the sphere, present overview, administration, and tracking practices on six continents are explored.


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The impact of psychological therapies on violent behaviour in clinical and forensic settings: A systematic review. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 18, 761–​773. Singh, J. P. (2013). Predictive validity performance indicators in violence risk assessment: A methodological primer. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 31(1), 8–​22. Singh, J. , & Fazel, S. (2010). Forensic risk assessment: a metareview. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 37, 965–​988. Singh, J. , & Fazel, S. (2011). A comparative study of violence risk assessment tools: A systematic review and metaregression analysis of 68 studies involving 25,980 participants.

John, R. S. (2011). The effect of framing actuarial risk probabilities on involuntary commitment decisions. Law & Human Behavior, 35, 83–​91. , & John, R. S. (2012). Prescriptive approaches to communicating the risk of violence in actuarial risk assessment. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 18(1), 50–​78. Singh, J. , Desmarais, S. , et al. (2014). International perspectives on the practical application of violence risk assessment: A global survey of 44 countries. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 13(3), 193–​206.

Another reason is that scrutinizing patient symptoms may enhance risk assessment. For example, Yang and Mulvey (2012) argue for the relevance of assessing subjective experiences of patients for further development of structured assessment methods. They emphasize studies showing that individuals with poor coping strategies for fluctuations in emotional distress have a larger risk of conducting violent acts than persons with similar psychotic symptoms. Accordingly, they recommend examination of the individual’s first-​person perspective to enhance the predictive validity of dynamic risk factors but could be extended to staff reporting of outcomes.

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