Stephen Halstead

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this paper is to describe long-term outcomes for patients discharged over a 12-year period from a medium secure service for people with intellectual disabilities (ID). METHODS A cohort study using case-notes analysis and a structured interview of current key informants. RESULTS Eleven per cent of the sample was reconvicted.(More)
Estimates of canine and feline euthanasia at U.S. animal shelters--largely based on voluntary surveys with low response rates--make it difficult to estimate the population from which the euthanized animals derive. Estimates of euthanasia rates (animals euthanized per unit of population) have varied widely and been available only sporadically. This study(More)
A review of the current literature on service-user and professional issues revealed a distinctive pattern of concerns. Whilst these mainly have an origin in the wider world of disability, they have a relevance for forensic services. Advocacy, sexuality, abuse, offending, victimology, emergency management of behaviour, law, social exclusion, models of(More)
The traditional debate about the association between mental deficiency and crime requires gross simplifications of the concepts of mental disorder and of criminal behaviour. However, a focus on serious interpersonal offences and property offences, including arson, is a reasonable starting point. It would be pointless to include offences which required a(More)
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