S Fazel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity among homicide offenders: a Swedish population study
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, U K
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2129-31. 2004
  2. pmc Prevalence of tuberculosis, hepatitis C virus, and HIV in homeless people: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ulla Beijer
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Karolinska Institutet, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet Infect Dis 12:859-70. 2012
  3. pmc Perinatal risk factors in offenders with severe personality disorder: a population-based investigation
    Seena Fazel
    University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Pers Disord 26:737-50. 2012
  4. pmc Use of risk assessment instruments to predict violence and antisocial behaviour in 73 samples involving 24 827 people: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    BMJ 345:e4692. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Severe mental illness in 33,588 prisoners worldwide: systematic review and meta-regression analysis
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 200:364-73. 2012
  6. pmc Risk of violent crime in individuals with epilepsy and traumatic brain injury: a 35-year Swedish population study
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 8:e1001150. 2011
  7. pmc The association between psychiatric diagnosis and violent re-offending in adult offenders in the community
    Martin Grann
    1Department of Psychology, University of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 8:92. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Neurological disorders and violence: a systematic review and meta-analysis with a focus on epilepsy and traumatic brain injury
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX37JX, UK
    J Neurol 256:1591-602. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicides by violent means in individuals taking SSRIs and other antidepressants: a postmortem study in Sweden, 1992-2004
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:503-6. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Elderly homicide in Chicago: a research note
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Sci Law 25:629-39. 2007

Detail Information

Publications57

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity among homicide offenders: a Swedish population study
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, U K
    Am J Psychiatry 161:2129-31. 2004
    ..The authors examined psychiatric diagnoses of all individuals convicted of homicide and attempted homicide in Sweden from 1988 to 2001 (N=2,005)...
  2. pmc Prevalence of tuberculosis, hepatitis C virus, and HIV in homeless people: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ulla Beijer
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Karolinska Institutet, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet Infect Dis 12:859-70. 2012
    ..We aimed to establish the prevalence of tuberculosis, hepatitis C virus, and HIV in homeless people...
  3. pmc Perinatal risk factors in offenders with severe personality disorder: a population-based investigation
    Seena Fazel
    University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Pers Disord 26:737-50. 2012
    ..As with other psychiatric disorders where such associations have been demonstrated, changes during the perinatal period may lead to abnormal brain development and function...
  4. pmc Use of risk assessment instruments to predict violence and antisocial behaviour in 73 samples involving 24 827 people: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    BMJ 345:e4692. 2012
    ..To investigate the predictive validity of tools commonly used to assess the risk of violence, sexual, and criminal behaviour...
  5. doi request reprint Severe mental illness in 33,588 prisoners worldwide: systematic review and meta-regression analysis
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 200:364-73. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Risk of violent crime in individuals with epilepsy and traumatic brain injury: a 35-year Swedish population study
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 8:e1001150. 2011
    ..5% and 0.3%, respectively. Although both illnesses are associated with various adverse outcomes, and expert opinion has suggested increased criminality, links with violent behaviour remain uncertain...
  7. pmc The association between psychiatric diagnosis and violent re-offending in adult offenders in the community
    Martin Grann
    1Department of Psychology, University of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Psychiatry 8:92. 2008
    ..Although psychiatric disorders are believed to be risk factors for violent reoffending, the available evidence is sparse and liable to bias...
  8. doi request reprint Neurological disorders and violence: a systematic review and meta-analysis with a focus on epilepsy and traumatic brain injury
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX37JX, UK
    J Neurol 256:1591-602. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicides by violent means in individuals taking SSRIs and other antidepressants: a postmortem study in Sweden, 1992-2004
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 27:503-6. 2007
    ..6; P < 0.01). [corrected] When subdivided by gender and age-bands, we found specific groups with significantly lower proportions of violent suicides compared with the antidepressants-free group, including men aged 15-24 years...
  10. ncbi request reprint Elderly homicide in Chicago: a research note
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Behav Sci Law 25:629-39. 2007
    ..Inter-racial homicide was more common for younger offenders. The low number of homicides involving the elderly is explained by reference to routine activity theory...
  11. doi request reprint Sexual offending in women and psychiatric disorder: a national case-control study
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 39:161-7. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, substantially increased prevalences of psychiatric disorder, underline the importance of screening and assessment of female sexual and other violent offenders...
  12. doi request reprint Homicide in discharged patients with schizophrenia and other psychoses: a national case-control study
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Schizophr Res 123:263-9. 2010
    ..To investigate factors associated with homicide after discharge from hospital in patients with schizophrenia and other psychoses...
  13. doi request reprint Mental disorders among adolescents in juvenile detention and correctional facilities: a systematic review and metaregression analysis of 25 surveys
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 47:1010-9. 2008
    ..To systematically review and perform a meta-analysis of the research literature on the prevalence of mental disorders in adolescents in juvenile detention and correctional facilities...
  14. doi request reprint Prison suicide in 12 countries: an ecological study of 861 suicides during 2003-2007
    Seena Fazel
    Centre for Suicide Research, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:191-5. 2011
    ..Although suicide rates among prisoners are high and vary between countries, it is uncertain whether this reflects the importation of risk from the general population or is associated with incarceration rates...
  15. pmc Specialty choice in UK junior doctors: is psychiatry the least popular specialty for UK and international medical graduates?
    Seena Fazel
    University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    BMC Med Educ 9:77. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine what specialties were the most popular and desirable among candidates for training posts, and whether this differed by country of undergraduate training...
  16. pmc Psychotic disorders and repeat offending: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Schizophr Bull 37:800-10. 2011
    ..To undertake a systematic review and meta-analysis on the risk of repeat offending in individuals with psychosis and to assess the effect of potential moderating characteristics on risk estimates...
  17. ncbi request reprint Suicide in prisoners: a systematic review of risk factors
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX37JX, United Kingdom
    J Clin Psychiatry 69:1721-31. 2008
    ..To examine factors associated with suicide in prisoners...
  18. pmc Schizophrenia and violence: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 6:e1000120. 2009
    ..In addition, we conducted a systematic review of investigations that reported on risk of homicide in individuals with schizophrenia and other psychoses...
  19. pmc The prevalence of mental disorders among the homeless in western countries: systematic review and meta-regression analysis
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 5:e225. 2008
    ..We undertook a systematic review of surveys of such disorders in homeless people...
  20. doi request reprint Schizophrenia, substance abuse, and violent crime
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, England
    JAMA 301:2016-23. 2009
    ..Despite this uncertainty, current guidelines recommend that violence risk assessment should be conducted for all patients with schizophrenia...
  21. doi request reprint Suicides in female prisoners in England and Wales, 1978-2004
    Seena Fazel
    University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 194:183-4. 2009
    ..There was a trend over time for SMRs to have increased, supporting the need for recent national initiatives for suicide prevention in prisoners...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for violent crime in Schizophrenia: a national cohort study of 13,806 patients
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:362-9. 2009
    ..To determine risk factors for and prevalence of violent crime in patients with schizophrenia, and in particular, to explore the contribution of familial risk factors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Severe mental illness and risk of sexual offending in men: a case-control study based on Swedish national registers
    Seena Fazel
    Center for Violence Prevention, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:588-96. 2007
    ..To examine the comorbidity of severe mental illness with sexual offending in men...
  24. ncbi request reprint Frontal lobes and older sex offenders: a preliminary investigation
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:87-9. 2007
  25. doi request reprint The prevalence of intellectual disabilities among 12,000 prisoners - a systematic review
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Int J Law Psychiatry 31:369-73. 2008
    ..5-1.5% of prisoners were diagnosed with intellectual disabilities (range 0% to 2.8% across studies). We conclude that the number of prisoners with intellectual disabilities is considerable and discuss implications for policy and practice...
  26. ncbi request reprint Health of elderly male prisoners: worse than the general population, worse than younger prisoners
    S Fazel
    University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Age Ageing 30:403-7. 2001
    ..Assessment of the health of men aged 60 and over in English and Welsh prisons...
  27. ncbi request reprint Suicide trends in discharged patients with mood disorders: associations with selective serotonin uptake inhibitors and comorbid substance misuse
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, UK
    Int Clin Psychopharmacol 21:111-5. 2006
    ..We conclude that there is no evidence from this study of an increase in suicide rates following the introduction of SSRIs in the general population or in a high-risk inpatient sample...
  28. pmc Dementia in prison: ethical and legal implications
    S Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    J Med Ethics 28:156-9. 2002
    ..We find little to support their detention in the various purposes of prison put forward by legal philosophers and penologists, and conclude by raising some of the possible implications of The Human Rights Act 1998...
  29. doi request reprint Bipolar disorder and violent crime: new evidence from population-based longitudinal studies and systematic review
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:931-8. 2010
    ..Although bipolar disorder is associated with various adverse health outcomes, the relationship with violent crime is uncertain...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of cognitive impairment and premorbid intelligence on treatment preferences for life-sustaining medical therapy
    S Fazel
    Section of Old Age Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 157:1009-11. 2000
    ..This study examines the influence of cognitive impairment, premorbid intelligence, and decision-making capacity to complete advance directives on the treatment preferences for life-sustaining medical therapy in the elderly...
  31. ncbi request reprint Natural deaths in male prisoners: a 20-year mortality study
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK
    Eur J Public Health 16:441-4. 2006
    ..Although morbidity is high in prisoners compared with the general population, uncertainty exists over rates for natural causes of death. We investigated natural deaths in prisons in England and Wales over a 20-year period...
  32. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for criminal recidivism in older sexual offenders
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Sex Abuse 18:159-67. 2006
    ..Further research is needed to address underlying mechanisms...
  33. doi request reprint The health of prisoners
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK
    Lancet 377:956-65. 2011
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The population impact of severe mental illness on violent crime
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Am J Psychiatry 163:1397-403. 2006
    ..This study aimed to determine the population impact of patients with severe mental illness on violent crime...
  35. ncbi request reprint Substance abuse and dependence in prisoners: a systematic review
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, UK
    Addiction 101:181-91. 2006
    ..To review studies of the prevalence of substance abuse and dependence in prisoners on reception into custody...
  36. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric, demographic and personality characteristics of elderly sex offenders
    S Fazel
    University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital
    Psychol Med 32:219-26. 2002
    ..The authors investigated the prevalence of psychiatric morbidity and personality disorders in elderly incarcerated sex offenders compared with elderly non-sex offenders...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hidden psychiatric morbidity in elderly prisoners
    S Fazel
    University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 179:535-9. 2001
    ..Underdetected, undertreated depressive illness in elderly prisoners is an increasing public health problem...
  38. doi request reprint Risk factors for violent offending in autism spectrum disorder: a national study of hospitalized individuals
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Interpers Violence 24:1358-70. 2009
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Older criminals: a descriptive study of psychiatrically examined offenders in Sweden
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:907-13. 2002
    ..We retrospectively examined psychiatric diagnoses of older offenders referred by court for psychiatric assessment in Sweden, and compared them with younger offenders...
  40. ncbi request reprint Reasons why some UK medical graduates who initially choose psychiatry do not pursue it as a long-term career
    Trevor W Lambert
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, Oxford University
    Psychol Med 36:679-84. 2006
    ..Some doctors who initially choose psychiatry do not pursue it as a long-term career. The study seeks to identify reasons for leaving psychiatry...
  41. ncbi request reprint Psychopathology in adolescent and young adult criminal offenders (15-21 years) in Sweden
    Mina Fazel
    University Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 43:319-24. 2008
    ....
  42. doi request reprint Interviewing survivors of near-lethal self-harm: a novel approach for investigating suicide amongst prisoners
    Lisa Marzano
    University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, United Kingdom
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:152-5. 2009
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Lithium plus valproate combination therapy versus monotherapy for relapse prevention in bipolar I disorder (BALANCE): a randomised open-label trial
    John R Geddes
    Oxford Clinical Trials Unit for Mental Illness, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Lancet 375:385-95. 2010
    ..We aimed to establish whether lithium plus valproate was better than monotherapy with either drug alone for relapse prevention in bipolar I disorder...
  44. ncbi request reprint Career choices for psychiatry: national surveys of graduates of 1974-2000 from UK medical schools
    Michael J Goldacre
    UK Medical Careers Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 186:158-64. 2005
    ..Concerns continue about recruitment levels of junior doctors into psychiatry in the UK...
  45. pmc Substance misuse and violent crime: Swedish population study
    Martin Grann
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institute, PO Box 23000, SE 104 35 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 328:1233-4. 2004
  46. pmc Assessment of competence to complete advance directives: validation of a patient centred approach
    S Fazel
    Section of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX
    BMJ 318:493-7. 1999
    ..To develop a patient centred approach for the assessment of competence to complete advance directives ("living wills") of elderly people with cognitive impairment...
  47. ncbi request reprint Unmet treatment needs of older prisoners: a primary care survey
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX, UK
    Age Ageing 33:396-8. 2004
    ..little is known about the treatment needs of older prisoners and to what extent they are being met...
  48. ncbi request reprint Suicides in male prisoners in England and Wales, 1978-2003
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 366:1301-2. 2005
    ..The proportional excess of suicides of male prisoners has been increasing during the past quarter of a century, which underscores the need for substantial improvements in suicide prevention in prisons...
  49. pmc Prevalence of epilepsy in prisoners: systematic review
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford OX3 7JX
    BMJ 324:1495. 2002
  50. ncbi request reprint Serious mental disorder in 23000 prisoners: a systematic review of 62 surveys
    Seena Fazel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, OX3 7JX, Oxford, UK
    Lancet 359:545-50. 2002
    ..We did a systematic review of surveys on such disorders in general prison populations in western countries...
  51. doi request reprint Outcome measures used in forensic mental health research: a structured review
    Jemma C Chambers
    Division of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Oxford, UK
    Crim Behav Ment Health 19:9-27. 2009
    ..The evidence base for forensic mental health (FMH) services has been developing since the late 1990s. Are outcome measures sound enough for the evaluation tasks?..
  52. doi request reprint A systematic review of outcome measures used in forensic mental health research with consensus panel opinion
    R Fitzpatrick
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Health Technol Assess 14:1-94. 2010
    ..To describe and assess outcome measures in forensic mental health research, through a structured review and a consensus panel...
  53. pmc Structured assessment of violence risk in schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders: a systematic review of the validity, reliability, and item content of 10 available instruments
    Jay P Singh
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, OX3 7JX, UK
    Schizophr Bull 37:899-912. 2011
    ..To undertake a systematic review on structured violence risk assessment tools in individuals with schizophrenia...
  54. pmc Is arson the crime most strongly associated with psychosis?--A national case-control study of arson risk in schizophrenia and other psychoses
    Sophia Anwar
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Schizophr Bull 37:580-6. 2011
    ..The association of psychosis with certain serious crimes, such as homicide, has been clearly demonstrated, but it is uncertain to what extent psychotic disorders are associated with arson...
  55. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric morbidity among sentenced prisoners: prevalence study in Iran
    Seyed Mohammad Assadi
    Roozbeh Psychiatric Hospital, South Kargar Avenue, Tehran 13337, Iran
    Br J Psychiatry 188:159-64. 2006
    ..Information on psychiatric morbidity of prisoners has almost entirely been based on research in Western countries and it is uncertain whether these research findings are applicable to other settings...
  56. doi request reprint Wake-up call for British psychiatry
    Nick Craddock
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Medical School, Cardiff University, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 193:6-9. 2008
    ..On the 200th birthday of psychiatry, it is fitting to reconsider the specialty's core values and renew efforts to use psychiatric skills for the maximum benefit of patients...
  57. ncbi request reprint Mental health in three generations of Iranian medical students and doctors. A cross-sectional study
    Seyed Mohammad Assadi
    Dept of Psychiatry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:57-60. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess emotional disturbance and interpersonal attitudes in a representative sample of Iranian medical students and practitioners...