Our research


Our current research projects include:

  • developing predictive tools for the psychiatric and psychological elements of violence in schizophrenia
  • evaluating service users’ experiences of transition within secure environments
  • training for St Andrew’s patients in research skills and supporting them in conducting their own research
  • investigating the accuracy of structured professional judgement schemes in secure mental health services
  • understanding the role of anger components in aggression and its management in a secure mental health setting
  • planning for prevention: measuring the violence prevention climate in the inpatient environment