Mentally disordered firesetters in secure mental health care: A forensic mental health nursing perspective

Geoffrey L. Dickens, Michael Doyle

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One in ten patients in secure mental health settings have a conviction for deliberate firesetting. This chapter views the issue of inpatient care and management from a forensic mental health nursing perspective.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Psychology of Arson
Subtitle of host publicationA Practical Guide to Understanding and Managing Deliberate Firesetters
EditorsRebekah Doley, Geoffrey Dickens, Theresa Gannon
PublisherRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781315685960
ISBN (Print)9780415810685, 9780415810692
Publication statusPublished - 27 Aug 2015
Externally publishedYes

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