In spite of efforts to redirect mentally disordered offenders
to mental health facilities, they continue to populate North American jails and prisons at a high rate (Maloney, Ward and Jackson, 2003).
I have already heard of counsel seeking what has been informally referred to as a "Knoblauch application", by which they hoped to attain a conditional sentence of imprisonment with a residential treatment requirement for a mentally disordered offender
"New" Public Management of Mentally Disordered Offender
Part II: A Vision With Promise; www.ihhcpar.rutgers.edu/cmhs-cjr/pdf/new_public_management_partII.pdf; International Journal of Law and Medicine, 2002
Psychiatrists from the Victoria Mental Hospital provided visiting psychiatric service to mentally disordered offenders
detained in prisons.
Predicting general criminal recidivism in mentally disordered offenders
using a random forest approach.
The difficulty, for example, of having a common term that refers to all mentally disordered offenders
is confusing, as they are not a homogenous group and each of their conditions has different clinical foundations and requirements.
Dr Bester also has extensive experience of the assessment of risk and danger and the management of mentally disordered offenders
in a variety of legal and medical contexts, including autistic spectrum disorder and Asperger syndrome, mood and emerging personality difficulties, psychosis and self harm.
He has encountered plenty of problematic cases in his long career, and he incorporates numerous cases to illustrate his nuanced exploration of the social context and psychology of criminal behavior, and society's treatment of mentally disordered offenders
. The text was first published in 1980.
The longer term strategy call for the addition of other programs for mentally disordered offenders
A Home Office spokesmen said: "Figures are not yet confirmed for the number of mentally disordered offenders
currently or previously restricted who are foreign nationals and who may therefore meet the criteria for deportation.
Social problem-solving in mentally disordered offenders
: A brief report.
New DNA samples from prisoners and mentally disordered offenders
have helped police ``clear up'' 64 old crimes.