Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-47283
Habermeyer, E; Wolff, R; Gillner, M; Strohm, R; Kutscher, S (2010). Patienten mit Störungen aus dem schizophrenen Formenkreis im psychiatrischen Massregelvollzug-ergeben sich Konsequenzen für die Allgemeinpsychiatrie? Der Nervenarzt, 81(9):1117-1123.
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We assessed data concerning demographic, criminological und psychiatric characteristics of all patients with disorders of the schizophrenic spectrum, who were detained in the forensic psychiatric departments of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, a federal state of Germany, in 2007. Of the 202 patients of both clinics, 45 suffer from a disorder of the schizophrenic spectrum assessed in ICD-10: F20–F29, which corresponds to 22%. This level is markedly lower than in other regions of Germany. But similarly to results assessed in other federal states of Germany and in Austria there is a high rate of pre-treatment in general psychiatric institutions. It remains a relevant task for general psychiatry to establish adequate interventions for hostile and violent psychotic patients, especially for those with a double diagnosis, history of delinquency and social decline.
|Other titles:||Patients with psychotic disorders in forensic psychiatric hospitals Are there consequences for general psychiatry?|
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||04 Faculty of Medicine > Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics|
|DDC:||610 Medicine & health|
|Deposited On:||01 Mar 2011 16:34|
|Last Modified:||28 Nov 2013 00:18|
|Citations:||Web of Science®. Times cited: 5|
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