The first step in the validation of a new screen for violence risk in acute psychiatry: The inpatient context.

@article{Hartvig2011TheFS,
  title={The first step in the validation of a new screen for violence risk in acute psychiatry: The inpatient context.},
  author={Paal Hartvig and John Olav Roaldset and Tron Anders Moger and Bj\orn Ostberg and St{\aa}l Bj\orkly},
  journal={European psychiatry : the journal of the Association of European Psychiatrists},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={92-9}
}
BACKGROUND Instruments for evaluating the risk of violence towards others have mostly been developed for assessment of risk for recidivism into violent crime in forensic psychiatry. In general psychiatry there is a considerable need for specialised, brief and structured assessment tools to inform risk decisions. METHOD The study aimed to validate a brief structured clinical risk assessment screen of inpatient violence (V-RISK-10), a 10-item structured clinical checklist with a good vignette… CONTINUE READING

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