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Background: Occupational participation is important for personality disordered offenders (PDOs) because
it is integral to health and desistance from offending. What influences...
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Codependency is a complex and debatable concept, which has been used over the years by mental health professionals to inform their practices. Researchers have attempted to ide...
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Personality disorder is highly prevalent in offender populations and is associated with poor health, criminal justice and social outcomes. Research has been condu...
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In the UK, progress has been made in terms of awareness of the barriers to participation and social inclusion that is experienced by people with severe and enduring mental hea...
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This book provides a clear introduction to clinical reasoning, helping therapists to incorporate the concept in their practice. Case studies and narratives are used to show ho...