- Published: December 2009
Using Time, Not Doing Time. Practitioner Perspectives on Personality Disorder and Risk. The Wiley Series in Personality Disorders
- Published: April 2010
- Region: Global
- 226 Pages
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
This book offers a wide variety of health care professionals an invaluable and long-awaited resource for the proper assessment, treatment, and management of personality disordered individuals.
- Addresses clinical practice issues related to the understanding, assessment and treatment of people who have been diagnosed with a personality disorder
- Focuses on the experience, practice and emerging ideas and findings of practitioners in the field
- Reflects the multidisciplinary nature of practice in the field
- Aimed at practitioners working in high security hospitals, prisons and other community services
About the Contributors
Preface (Eddie Kane).
Introduction (Allison Tennant and Kevin Howells).
Setting the Scene: National Developments in Services (John Milton and Gopi Krishnan).
Chapter 2 Risk Assessment for Aggressive Behaviour in Personality Disorder (Michael Daffern).
Chapter 3 Ready or Not, They Are Coming: Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder and Treatment Engagement (Kevin Howells and Allison Tennant).
Chapter 4 Case Formulation with Personality Disordered Offenders (Lawrence Jones).
Chapter 5 Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Targeting Violent Behaviour in a Male Forensic In-Patient Setting (Allison Tennant).
Chapter 6 Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT): A Treatment Approach for Treating People with Severe Personality Disorder (Jackie Withers).
Chapter 7 Schema Therapy Within a High Secure Setting (Kerry Beckley and Neil Gordon).
Chapter 8 Violent Offending Treatment for Male Patients with Personality Disorder (Louise Sainsbury).
Chapter 9 Working with People Who Have Committed Sexual Offences with Personality Disorder Diagnoses (Lawrence Jones).
Chapter 10 Working with Personality Disordered Offenders Who Have Substance Misuse Problems (Glen Thomas and Jackie Withers).
Recovery from Personality Disorder: Maintaining Change (Jackie Withers).
Chapter 12 Adult Learning and Personality Disorders (Perdita Jackson, Clare Thurlow and David Underwood).
Chapter 13 The Boundary Seesaw Model: Good Fences Make for Good Neighbours (Laura Hamilton).
Chapter 14 Afterthoughts on Personality Disorder and Risk: Tasks for the Future (Richard Howard and Kevin Howells).
Allison Tennant is a Nurse Consultant and works at The Peaks Unit at Rampton Hospital Nottinghamshire Health Care NHS Trust. She is a Cognitive Behavioural therapist, and leads the Dialectical Behavioural (DBT) programme in the Unit. Her other interests include treatment evaluation and developing frameworks to ensure that staff receive clinical supervision to help maintain a healthy workforce.
Kevin Howells is a chartered clinical and forensic psychologist. He has worked extensively as a practitioner, researcher and academic in the fields of forensic mental health and rehabilitation of offenders. He is Professor of Forensic/Clinical Psychology in the Institute of Mental Health at Nottingham University, a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and Academic Chair in the Peaks Unit at Rampton Hospital.