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Assessing the risk of imminent aggression in mentally ill young offenders

Kasinathan, J.; Marsland, C.; Batterham, P.; Gaskin, C.; Adams, J.; Daffern, M.


OBJECTIVES Aggression in adolescents presents a significant problem for psychiatric units. The Dynamic Appraisal of Situational Aggression (DASA) is an empirically validated measure designed to appraise the risk of imminent aggression (within the next 24 hours) in adult patients. Our aim was to examine the predictive validity of the DASA: Youth Version (DASA:YV) with youth-specific items, in young offenders hospitalised with a mental illness. METHODS This prospective validation study involved...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Australasian Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1177/1039856214563845


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