Mike J. Smith

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Aims and method To investigate the use of additional conditions attached to community treatment orders (CTOs) and whether they influence the process of recall to hospital. We conducted a retrospective descriptive survey of the records and associated paperwork of all the CTOs started in the trust in the year from January 2010. Each CTO was followed up for 12(More)
The HDHQ, 16 PF and PSI were administered to 315 detainees at Medomsley Detention Centre, Durham, along with tests of intelligence and attainment, and measures of previous criminal history. One hundred and ninety-one boys were subsequently reconvicted within two years of their release. They were found to have lower scores on reading and arithmetic tests, to(More)
PURPOSE The experience of appraisal and coping in relation to psychosocial adjustment was explored with individuals who had sustained a traumatic brain injury. METHODS Nine participants were interviewed using a semi-structured schedule. Interpretative phenomenological analysis was used to analyse the data and highlighted four over-riding themes. RESULTS(More)