Actuarial prediction of violent recidivism in mentally disordered offenders.

@article{Snowden2007ActuarialPO,
  title={Actuarial prediction of violent recidivism in mentally disordered offenders.},
  author={Robert J. Snowden and Nicola S. Gray and John Taylor and Malcolm J Macculloch},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={37 11},
  pages={
          1539-49
        }
}
BACKGROUND Actuarial instruments may be useful in predicting long-term violence in mentally disordered patients. We compared two instruments that differ in terms of what they are designed to predict (general versus violent recividism) and the inclusion of stable mental health variables. METHOD A large sample of mentally disordered patients were scored on two risk assessment instruments, the Violence Risk Appraisal Guide (VRAG) and the Offender Group Reconviction Scale (OGRS), based on… CONTINUE READING
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