The role of mentalising in the management of violence


In this second interview with Dr Gwen Adshead, she discusses her recently published paper on the role of mentalisation in the management of violence.


Date published: 28 March 2013

Presenter: Dr Ali Ajaz

Interviewee: Dr Gwen Adshead

Audio running time: 15 minutes

Credits: 0.5


Learning outcomes


By the end of this podcast we hope you will have gained an understanding of:


  • the risk factors associated with violence


  • the relationship between mentalisation and violent behaviour


  • the role of mentalisation-based therapy (MBT) in the management of violence.


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Please note: This podcast was recorded in 2013. Please be aware that some of the material covered and/or guidance may have changed.
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If you like this podcast, you may also be interested in the following:


Podcast: How mentalisation changes the mind by Dr Gwen Adshead


Podcast: Assessing and communicating violence risk by Dr Mike Doyle


Module: Risk assessment and management of violence in general adult psychiatry by Dr Fiona Toal et al

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