Inpatient violence in a Dutch forensic psychiatric hospital

Authors Nienke Verstegen, Vivienne de Vogel, Michiel de Vries Robbé, Martijn Helmerhorst
Published in Journal of Forensic Practice
Publication date 2017
Research groups Working with Mandated Clients
Type Article


Inpatient violence can have a major impact in terms of traumatic experiences for victims and witnesses, an unsafe treatment climate, and high-financial costs. Therefore, the purpose of this paper is to gain more insight into patterns of violent behavior, so that adequate preventive measures can be taken.

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Language English
Published in Journal of Forensic Practice
Year and volume 19 2
Page range 102-114