Search for dissertations about: "Actuarial science"

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  1. 6. Violence risk assessment in male and female mentally disordered offenders differences and similarities

    University dissertation from Sundsvall : Mid Sweden University

    Author : Susanne Strand; Mittuniversitetet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap; Risk assessment; HCR-20; psychopathy; PCL:SV; female offenders; mentally disordered offenders; antisocial behavior; violent recidivism;

    Abstract : When assessing the risk of violence, increasing interest has been shown in bringing science and practice closer together. Moving from clinical intuition in the first generation of risk assessment via actuarial scales in the second generation to the structured professional judgments where risk assessments are today produces better, more valid results when assessing the risk of violence. READ MORE