HARM and AIS as risk assessment tools in forensic psychiatry

Benefits and limitations of their use in France

Authors

  • Noëmie Praud McMaster University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences & St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Forensic Psychiatry Program
  • Sebastien S Prat McMaster University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences & St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, Forensic Psychiatry Program http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0200-7850

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15173/ijrr.v1i1.3405

Abstract

In this letter, the authors review briefly the concept of risk assessment in psychiatry. They provide some knowledge about the use of the Hamilton Anatomy of Risk Management (HARM) and Aggressive Incidents Scale (AIS), as risk assessment and management tools. They look at the limitations and benefits of using these scale in France. (article in French)

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Published

2018-01-31

How to Cite

Praud, N., & Prat, S. S. (2018). HARM and AIS as risk assessment tools in forensic psychiatry: Benefits and limitations of their use in France. International Journal of Risk and Recovery, 1(1), 32-35. https://doi.org/10.15173/ijrr.v1i1.3405