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The Royal College of Psychiatrists Improving the lives of people with mental illness

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Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry

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Forensic psychiatry is a specialty which helps mentally disordered people who are a risk to the public.

It covers such areas as: the assessment and treatment of mentally disordered offenders; investigation of complex relationships between mental disorder and criminal behaviour; working with criminal justice agencies to support patients and protection of the public. 

Forensic psychiatrists work side by side with others including the police, probation service, courts, Crown Prosecution Service, prisons.

About us

Faculty and Executive Committee - the people and their work


Events

Go to the latest forensic psychiatry conferences


News

What's going on in forensic psychiatry?

 

Quality

Hear about the latest developments 


Training

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General information

What's it all about?