Neuroscientific research has demonstrated the impact of trauma on the brain, including changes to the sensory systems, grey-matter volume, neural architecture and neural circuits (Read 2014)
The next generation approach requires some bigger-picture humanistic thinking, not more and more technology. Assessment and management of the risk of violence in psychiatry inevitably and appropriately draws
What if people who have a poor sense of who they are, mistrust and fear of others and struggle with powerful emotions were better supported? And what if mental health clinicians, support practitioners and human services professionals took the time with each other to recognise and acknowledge each others challenges?
A journal by Andrew Carroll - Assessment and management of the risk of violence in psychiatry inevitably and appropriately draws on emotionally laden ‘intuitive’ modes of thought, as well as deliberative analytic thinking.
Making decisions in the context of risk is an integral part of psychiatric work. Despite this, decision-making skills are rarely systematically taught and the processes behind decisions are rarely made explicit.