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Working with Dangerous People: The Psychotherapy of Violence

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: (Published 27 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1324
  1. Gwen Adshead, consultant forensic psychiatrist (
  1. Broadmoor Hospital, Berkshire

    Iread this book on a recent trip to New York. On a beautiful spring day in Manhattan's upper east side, it is hard to believe that the annual rate of homicide in the city is the same as theannual rate for the whole of England and Wales. It doesn't take a minute in New York to work outthat reducing violence is an urgent political priority; so a book about an unusual approach to treating violent men should be of interest.

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    Ed David Jones

    Radcliffe Medical Press,


    pp 212

    ISBN 1857758242 …

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