Mentally disordered offenders with a history of previous head injury: are they more difficult to discharge?

@article{Hawley2003MentallyDO,
  title={Mentally disordered offenders with a history of previous head injury: are they more difficult to discharge?},
  author={Carol A. Hawley and Anthony Maden},
  journal={Brain injury},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 9},
  pages={743-58}
}
PRIMARY OBJECTIVES To identify the incidence of head injury (HI) amongst mentally disordered offenders (MDOs) in UK medium secure units (MSUs) and test the hypothesis that patients with a history of HI are more difficult to discharge than patients without HI. DESIGN, METHODS AND PROCEDURES: One hundred and thirteen MDOs being discharged to community settings from five MSUs in England were recruited consecutively between 1 April 1999 and 31 December 2000. Data on previous HI, offending history… CONTINUE READING

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