Forensic Mental Health is based in William Harvey House, St. Bartholomew's Hospital. Research activities cover various areas in forensic mental health, psychology and criminology.
Most studies are based predominantly on epidemiological and psychological theory and methods. Forensic Mental Health collaborates with other researchers in similar related fields at national and international level.
Forensic Mental Health aims to:-
- Conduct research focusing on important forensic and social issues
- Collaborate with national and international researchers in order to integrate the knowledge of different scientific disciplines
- Disseminate the research findings in high standard scientific journals
- Provide information on the prediction of future offending and risk
- Contribute to the enhancement of treatment of Personality Disorders and violent behaviour
- Inform policy on the development of services and on public protection
- Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge
- Institute of Psychiatry, London
- London School of Economics, London
- Home Office
- Centre for Multilevel Modelling, Institute of Education, University of London
- Malmo University Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
- West China Medical Centre, Sichuan University, China
- Family Medicine Research, Krolinska Institute, Sweden
Current Research Projects
- Prisoner Cohort Study
- Cambridge Study (Generation 3): Intergenerational and
intragenerational continuities in family risk factors
and antisocial personality.
- Economic Evaluation of Medium Secure Forensic Psychiatry
- First Episode Psychosis in East London: 6 year follow-up