The influence of actuarial risk assessment in clinical judgments and tribunal decisions about mentally disordered offenders in maximum security.

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Research has shown that actuarial assessments of violence risk are consistently more accurate than unaided judgments by clinicians, and it has been suggested that the availability of actuarial instruments will improve forensic decision making. This study examined clinical judgments and autonomous review tribunal decisions to detain forensic patients in… (More)

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@article{Hilton2001TheIO, title={The influence of actuarial risk assessment in clinical judgments and tribunal decisions about mentally disordered offenders in maximum security.}, author={N Zoe Hilton and Jessica L. Simmons}, journal={Law and human behavior}, year={2001}, volume={25 4}, pages={393-408} }