David L. Dawson


Dr. David L. Dawson, retired psychiatrist, formerly psychiatrist-in-chief Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital, formerly Professor of Psychiatry at McMaster University, author of 4 academic and non-fiction books, 6 novels and 12 plays, contributor to a weekly blog with Marvin Ross titled: Mind You, Reflections on Mental Illness, Mental Health and Life.

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by David L. Dawson

Could we have done more? Risk assessment and violence

Risk assessments done by mental health professionals for violent offenders are often highly subjective. But there are better tools we can use to screen perpetrators of violent crimes before release.

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