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Risk assessment 

Risk assessment
Chapter:
Risk assessment
Author(s):

Nigel Eastman

, Gwen Adshead

, Simone Fox

, Richard Latham

, and Seán Whyte

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199562824.003.0042
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date: 22 October 2019

Risk assessment versus harm prediction 128

Approaches to risk assessment 130

Risk of violence 132

Violence risk assessment instruments 133

Risk of sexual offending 134

Sexual behaviour risk assessment instruments 136

Risk of suicide and self-harm 137

Other specific risks 139

Risk assessment in non-clinical settings ...

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