Danny Whiting

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Danny is a Forensic Psychiatrist based in Oxford. He undertook core psychiatry training as an Academic Clinical Fellow, studying the emotional processing paradigm of depression, before completing higher training in forensics. He is now starting an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellowship with the Forensic Psychiatry Research Group at the University of Oxford. His PhD will focus on using prognostic research methods to develop approaches to violence risk assessment and intervention in first episode psychosis.


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Prison and mental illness: the unmet needs associated with reincarceration


Danny Whiting reviews a recent Canadian prison study which finds that schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and homelessness are some of the factors significantly associated with reincarceration.

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First episode psychosis in prison: is our screening effective?


Danny Whiting explores the issue of screening for first episode psychosis in prison using a retrospective cohort study from Australia.

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Crime victimisation: vulnerability increased after onset of mental illness


Danny Whiting writes his debut elf blog on a recent Danish study that uses police data to measure the risk of being subjected to crime, including violent crime, after onset of mental illness.

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