Good (or bad) vibrations: clinical intuition in violence risk assessment

@article{Carroll2012GoodB,
  title={Good (or bad) vibrations: clinical intuition in violence risk assessment},
  author={A. Carroll},
  journal={Advances in Psychiatric Treatment},
  year={2012},
  volume={18},
  pages={447-456}
}
  • A. Carroll
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Advances in Psychiatric Treatment
  • Assessment and management of the risk of violence in psychiatry inevitably and appropriately draws on emotionally laden ‘intuitive’ modes of thought, as well as deliberative analytic thinking. This article discusses the concept of ‘intuition’ and proposes a brief set of guidelines, derived from work by the cognitive psychologist Robin Hogarth, by which intuitive thinking may be applied by clinicians when undertaking risk assessment work. The guidelines are: consider the learning structure… CONTINUE READING
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