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Serious mental disorder in 23 000 prisoners: a systematic review of 62 surveys
BACKGROUND About 9 million people are imprisoned worldwide, but the number with serious mental disorders (psychosis, major depression, and antisocial personality disorder) is unknown. We did a… Expand
Schizophrenia and Violence: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Seena Fazel and colleagues investigate the association between schizophrenia and other psychoses and violence and violent offending, and show that the increased risk appears to be partly mediated by… Expand
The health of homeless people in high-income countries: descriptive epidemiology, health consequences, and clinical and policy recommendations
In the European Union, more than 400,000 individuals are homeless on any one night and more than 600,000 are homeless in the USA. The causes of homelessness are an interaction between individual and… Expand
Severe mental illness in 33,588 prisoners worldwide: systematic review and meta-regression analysis.
BACKGROUND High levels of psychiatric morbidity in prisoners have been documented in many countries, but it is not known whether rates of mental illness have been increasing over time or whether the… Expand
Substance abuse and dependence in prisoners: a systematic review.
AIMS To review studies of the prevalence of substance abuse and dependence in prisoners on reception into custody. DESIGN AND METHOD A systematic review of studies measuring the prevalence of drug… Expand
A comparative study of violence risk assessment tools: a systematic review and metaregression analysis of 68 studies involving 25,980 participants.
There are a large number of structured instruments that assist in the assessment of antisocial, violent and sexual risk, and their use appears to be increasing in mental health and criminal justice… Expand
Evidence-based guidelines for treating bipolar disorder: Revised third edition recommendations from the British Association for Psychopharmacology
The British Association for Psychopharmacology guidelines specify the scope and targets of treatment for bipolar disorder. The third version is based explicitly on the available evidence and… Expand
Risks of all‐cause and suicide mortality in mental disorders: a meta‐review
- E. Chesney, G. Goodwin, S. Fazel
- World psychiatry : official journal of the World…
- 1 June 2014
A meta‐review, or review of systematic reviews, was conducted to explore the risks of all‐cause and suicide mortality in major mental disorders. A systematic search generated 407 relevant reviews, of… Expand
The Prevalence of Mental Disorders among the Homeless in Western Countries: Systematic Review and Meta-Regression Analysis
Background There are well over a million homeless people in Western Europe and North America, but reliable estimates of the prevalence of major mental disorders among this population are lacking. We… Expand
Mental disorders among adolescents in juvenile detention and correctional facilities: a systematic review and metaregression analysis of 25 surveys.
- S. Fazel, H. Doll, N. Långström
- Psychology, Chemistry
- Journal of the American Academy of Child and…
- 1 September 2008
OBJECTIVE To systematically review and perform a meta-analysis of the research literature on the prevalence of mental disorders in adolescents in juvenile detention and correctional facilities. … Expand