Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 January 2007

208 Pages | numerous tables


ISBN: 9780198526902

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Treating Violence

A guide to risk management in mental health

Tony Maden

  • Presents a readable review of research on violence and mental health, giving clinicians a better understanding of why violence risk management is important
  • Provides a review of standardised methods of risk assessment, allowing the reader to get beyond the hype and see what is useful in everyday practice
  • Discusses the ethics and attitudes surrounding risk, encouraging people to re-think their approach to violence in mental illness

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