Risk Assessment for Aggressive Behaviour in Personality Disorder

Michael Daffern

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3 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUsing Time, Not Doing Time: Practitioner Perspectives on Personality Disorder and Risk
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9780470683507
Publication statusPublished - 22 Feb 2010


  • Actuarial versus structured methods
  • Aggression and violence - posing problems for mental health services
  • Borderline (BPD) and antisocial (APD)
  • BPD and APD - common comorbid diagnoses in studies of male and female violent offenders
  • HCR-20, moderate to strong predictive accuracy
  • Historical, Clinical, Risk Management-20 (HCR-20) - risk management strategy
  • Limited predictive validity of unaided risk appraisals
  • Predicting aggression using personality disorder diagnosis
  • Risk and dangerous and severe personality disorder
  • Risk assessment for aggressive behaviour in personality disorder

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