Jenny Shaw

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Suicide by prisoners. National clinical survey
    Jenny Shaw
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 184:263-7. 2004
  2. pmc Mental illness in people who kill strangers: longitudinal study and national clinical survey
    Jenny Shaw
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 328:734-7. 2004
  3. pmc Suicide amongst psychiatric in-patients who abscond from the ward: a national clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, Jean McFarlane Building, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 10:14. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Rates of mental disorder in people convicted of homicide. National clinical survey
    Jenny Shaw
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford ford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:143-7. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Suicide within 12 months of mental health service contact in different age and diagnostic groups: National clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:135-42. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Suicide in schizophrenia: findings from a national clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Psychiatr Pract 12:139-47. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Combined influence of serious mental illness and criminal offending on suicide risk in younger adults
    Roger T Webb
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Centre for Mental Health and Risk, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:49-57. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Perpetrators of homicide with schizophrenia: a national clinical survey in England and Wales
    Janet Meehan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom M13 9PL
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1648-51. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Suicide pacts in the mentally ill: a national clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University Place, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Psychiatry Res 167:131-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Suicide in mental health in-patients and within 3 months of discharge. National clinical survey
    Janet Meehan
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:129-34. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Suicide by prisoners. National clinical survey
    Jenny Shaw
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 184:263-7. 2004
    ..The number of suicides in prison has increased over recent years. This is the first study to describe the clinical care of a national sample of prison suicides...
  2. pmc Mental illness in people who kill strangers: longitudinal study and national clinical survey
    Jenny Shaw
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, School of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    BMJ 328:734-7. 2004
    ..To establish changes over time in the frequency of homicides committed by strangers, and to describe the personal and clinical characteristics of perpetrators of stranger homicides...
  3. pmc Suicide amongst psychiatric in-patients who abscond from the ward: a national clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, Jean McFarlane Building, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Psychiatry 10:14. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to describe the social and clinical characteristics of people who had absconded from an in-patient psychiatric ward prior to suicide, including aspects of the clinical care they received...
  4. ncbi request reprint Rates of mental disorder in people convicted of homicide. National clinical survey
    Jenny Shaw
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford ford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:143-7. 2006
    ..Previous studies of people convicted of homicide have used different definitions of mental disorder...
  5. ncbi request reprint Suicide within 12 months of mental health service contact in different age and diagnostic groups: National clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:135-42. 2006
    ..Suicide prevention is a health service priority but the most effective approaches to prevention may differ between different patient groups...
  6. ncbi request reprint Suicide in schizophrenia: findings from a national clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Psychiatr Pract 12:139-47. 2006
    ..A reduction in suicide among individuals with mental illness is an international public-health priority. Approximately 10% of patients with schizophrenia will die by suicide...
  7. doi request reprint Combined influence of serious mental illness and criminal offending on suicide risk in younger adults
    Roger T Webb
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Centre for Mental Health and Risk, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:49-57. 2013
    ..We conducted a national epidemiological study to determine how mental illness and criminal offending combine to influence suicide risk in younger adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Perpetrators of homicide with schizophrenia: a national clinical survey in England and Wales
    Janet Meehan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom M13 9PL
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1648-51. 2006
    ..Few studies have described rates of schizophrenia in a national sample of homicide perpetrators. This study aimed to describe this group's social and clinical characteristics, mental state features, offense details, and outcome in court...
  9. doi request reprint Suicide pacts in the mentally ill: a national clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University Place, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Psychiatry Res 167:131-8. 2009
    ..Awareness of the family environment may contribute to reduced risk...
  10. ncbi request reprint Suicide in mental health in-patients and within 3 months of discharge. National clinical survey
    Janet Meehan
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Williamson Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:129-34. 2006
    ..Suicide prevention is a health service priority. Suicide risk may be greatest during psychiatric in-patient admission and following discharge...
  11. ncbi request reprint The role of alcohol and drugs in homicides in England and Wales
    Jenny Shaw
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Addiction 101:1117-24. 2006
    ..The annual number of homicide convictions in England and Wales is increasing. Previous studies have highlighted the aetiological role of alcohol and drugs in homicide...
  12. doi request reprint Suicide in juveniles and adolescents in the United Kingdom
    Kirsten Windfuhr
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, University of Manchester, Manchester M139PL, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:1155-65. 2008
    ..Suicide is a leading cause of death among youths. Comparatively few studies have studied recent trends over time, or examined rates and characteristics of service contact in well-defined national samples...
  13. doi request reprint Suicide within two weeks of discharge from psychiatric inpatient care: a case-control study
    Harriet Bickley
    Centre for Mental Health and Risk, Jean McFarlane Building, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    Psychiatr Serv 64:653-9. 2013
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Suicide in current psychiatric in-patients: a case-control study The National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide
    Isabelle M Hunt
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 37:831-7. 2007
    ..Few controlled studies have investigated factors associated with suicide in current in-patients. We aimed to identify psychosocial, behavioural and clinical risk factors, including variations in care, for in-patient suicide...
  15. doi request reprint Method of suicide in the mentally ill: a national clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, Lancashire, United Kingdom
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 40:22-34. 2010
    ..We found that hanging, self-poisoning, and jumping (from a height or in front of a moving vehicle) were the most common methods of suicide, accounting for 79% of all deaths. The implications of these and other findings are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Suicide in the homeless within 12 months of contact with mental health services : a national clinical survey in the UK
    Harriet Bickley
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Williamson Building, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:686-91. 2006
    ..Suicide prevention is a health service priority. Homeless mental health patients present a challenge to services because of their complex health and social needs...
  17. doi request reprint Suicide risk among violent and sexual criminal offenders
    Roger T Webb
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, England
    J Interpers Violence 27:3405-24. 2012
    ..They also indicate a clear need for developing effective multiagency interventions that effectively tackle both forms of destructive behavior...
  18. doi request reprint Staff and patient perspectives on the purpose of psychotropic prescribing in prisons: care or control?
    Lamiece Hassan
    Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL
    Gen Hosp Psychiatry 35:433-8. 2013
    ..The objective was to explore perspectives on reasons for psychotropic medication use in prisons...
  19. doi request reprint Birthday blues: examining the association between birthday and suicide in a national sample
    Alyson Williams
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, UK
    Crisis 32:134-42. 2011
    ..Socioculturally meaningful events have been shown to influence the timing of suicide, but the influence of psychiatric disorder on these associations has seldom been studied...
  20. doi request reprint A population-based study of juvenile perpetrators of homicide in England and Wales
    Cathryn Rodway
    The National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, Floor 2, Jean McFarlane Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Adolesc 34:19-28. 2011
    ..Strengthening engagement with young offenders and increasing resources to prevent recidivism may also be beneficial...
  21. doi request reprint Suicide in recently admitted psychiatric in-patients: a case-control study
    Isabelle M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Mental Health and Risk, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    J Affect Disord 144:123-8. 2013
    ..Little is known on the factors associated with suicide during this critical time. We aimed to identify risk factors for suicide among in-patients within the first week of admission...
  22. ncbi request reprint Level of mental health intervention and clinical need among inmates with mental illness in five English jails
    Lamiece Hassan
    Centre for Mental Health and Risk, University of Manchester, Jean McFarlane Bldg, Oxford Rd, M13 9PL, Manchester, Lancashire M13 9PL, United Kingdom
    Psychiatr Serv 63:1218-24. 2012
    ..This study examined associations between clinical, demographic, and criminological characteristics of inmates with mental illness and level of mental health intervention received during early custody...
  23. ncbi request reprint Suicide in psychiatric in-patients in England, 1997 to 2003
    Navneet Kapur
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, Williamson Building, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychol Med 36:1485-92. 2006
    ..Psychiatric in-patients are at particularly high risk of suicide but few studies have investigated trends in in-patient suicide over time...
  24. doi request reprint Trends in rates of mental illness in homicide perpetrators
    Nicola Swinson
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 198:485-9. 2011
    ..The rise in homicides by those with serious mental illness is of concern, although this increase may not be continuing...
  25. doi request reprint Suicide and accidental deaths in children and adolescents in England and Wales, 2001-2010
    Kirsten Windfuhr
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, Centre for Mental Health and Risk, Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Arch Dis Child 98:945-50. 2013
    ..To investigate the impact of narrative verdicts on suicide statistics among 10-19-year-olds; to identify the number and rate of suicide and accidental deaths, particularly in 10-14-year-olds...
  26. doi request reprint A national case–control study of risk factors for suicide among prisoners in England and Wales [corrected]
    Naomi Humber
    Centre for Mental Health and Risk, University of Manchester, Jean McFarlane Building, Second Floor, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1177-85. 2013
    ..To examine risk factors for suicide among prisoners in a national population...
  27. doi request reprint Implementation of mental health service recommendations in England and Wales and suicide rates, 1997-2006: a cross-sectional and before-and-after observational study
    David While
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, University of Manchester, UK
    Lancet 379:1005-12. 2012
    ..We aimed to examine the uptake of key mental health service recommendations over time and to investigate the association between their implementation and suicide rates...
  28. pmc Suicide prevention in primary care: General practitioners' views on service availability
    Pooja Saini
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, Jean McFarlane Building, University of Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Res Notes 3:246. 2010
    ..We carried out a questionnaire and interview study in the North West of England. We collected data on GPs views of suicide prevention generally as well as local mental health service provision...
  29. doi request reprint Electroconvulsive therapy and suicide among the mentally ill in England: a national clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    School of Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychiatry Res 187:145-9. 2011
    ..Services appear to acknowledge the high risk of suicide in those receiving ECT. Improvements in care of these severely ill patients may include careful discharge planning and improved observation of in-patients in receipt of ECT...
  30. doi request reprint The incidence and associated risk factors for sudden unexplained death in psychiatric in-patients in England and Wales
    Kirsten Windfuhr
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 25:1533-42. 2011
    ..The contribution of restraint or seclusion to SUD in individual cases is unclear. A uniform definition of SUD may help to identify contributing factors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Suicide in recently released prisoners: a population-based cohort study
    Daniel Pratt
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Lancet 368:119-23. 2006
    ..Several studies have been undertaken on suicide in custody, but few on suicide after the release from prison. We undertook a population-based cohort study to investigate suicide rates in recently released prisoners in England and Wales...
  32. pmc Primary care contact prior to suicide in individuals with mental illness
    Anna Pearson
    University of Manchester, Centre for Suicide Prevention, Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 59:825-32. 2009
    ..Previous studies have reported differing rates of consultation with GPs prior to suicide. Patients with a psychiatric history have higher rates of consultation and consult closer to the time of their death...
  33. ncbi request reprint Suicides in ethnic minorities within 12 months of contact with mental health services. National clinical survey
    Isabelle M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Suicide Prevention, Manchester, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 183:155-60. 2003
    ..Information on suicide by psychiatric patients from ethnic minority groups is scarce...
  34. doi request reprint Predicting community violence from patients discharged from acute mental health units in England
    Michael Doyle
    Community Based Medicine, Adult Forensic Mental Health Services, Greater Manchester West NHS Mental Health Foundation Trust, University of Manchester, Room 2 311 2nd Floor, Jean McFarlane Building, University Place, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:627-37. 2012
    ..To investigate the validity of risk factors and established risk measures in predicting community violence in an acute mental health sample up to 20 weeks post-discharge...
  35. doi request reprint Ligature points and ligature types used by psychiatric inpatients who die by hanging: a national study
    Isabelle M Hunt
    National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, Centre for Mental Health and Risk, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Crisis 33:87-94. 2012
    ..Approximately three-quarters of patients who die by suicide on psychiatric wards do so by hanging/strangulation. Increased awareness of the methods used by these patients may benefit prevention strategies in mental health services...
  36. doi request reprint National study of suicide in all people with a criminal justice history
    Roger T Webb
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, University of Manchester, Manchester, England
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 68:591-9. 2011
    ..Previous research has focused on suicide among male prisoners and ex-prisoners, but little is known about risk in the wider offender population...
  37. doi request reprint Mental illness, gender and homicide: a population-based descriptive study
    Sandra Flynn
    Centre for Suicide Prevention, Community Based Medicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Psychiatry Res 185:368-75. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that all perpetrators of homicide should have a psychiatric assessment pre-trial. Psychiatrists need to rate risk objectively in a gender blind way when providing psychiatric reports to be used as evidence in court...
  38. ncbi request reprint Serious violence by people with mental illness: national clinical survey
    Sandra Flynn
    University of Manchester, UK
    J Interpers Violence 29:1438-58. 2014
    ....
  39. doi request reprint A comparison of psychotropic medication prescribing patterns in East of England prisons and the general population
    Lamiece Hassan
    1Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 28:357-62. 2014
    ..Further work is necessary to determine whether psychotropic prescribing patterns in prison reflect an appropriate balance between managing mental illness, physical health risks and medication misuse. ..
  40. doi request reprint Prison staff and women prisoner's views on self-harm; their implications for service delivery and development: A qualitative study
    Cassandra Kenning
    Centre for Women s Mental Health Research, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Crim Behav Ment Health 20:274-84. 2010
    ..Rates of self-harm are high among women in prison in the UK. This is the first study to compare the views and attitudes of prison staff and women prisoners and to look at the effects of these attitudes on prisoner/staff relationships...
  41. doi request reprint Prospective cohort study of mental health during imprisonment
    Lamiece Hassan
    Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and The University of Manchester, Room 2 314, Jean McFarlane Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 198:37-42. 2011
    ..Mental illness is common among prisoners, but little evidence exists regarding changes in symptoms in custody over time...
  42. doi request reprint Prisoners holding their own medications during imprisonment in England and Wales: a survey and qualitative exploration of staff and prisoners' views
    Lamiece Hassan
    Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, Preston, UK
    Crim Behav Ment Health 22:29-40. 2012
    ..Prisons in England and Wales, however, have now been encouraged to allow prisoners to hold and manage their own medication themselves as 'in-possession' medication, in line with community practices...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prison mental health inreach services
    Julie Steel
    Br J Psychiatry 190:373-4. 2007
    ..This paper summarises the policy content and what has been achieved thus far, and poses challenges that these teams face if they are to become a clear and effective component in the overall system of forensic mental healthcare...
  44. ncbi request reprint Ethnic differences among patients in high-security psychiatric hospitals in England
    Morven Leese
    Section of Community Psychiatry PRiSM, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 188:380-5. 2006
    ..Black (Black Caribbean and Black African) patients are over-represented in admissions to general adult and medium-security psychiatric services in England...
  45. doi request reprint Homicide due to mental disorder in England and Wales over 50 years
    Matthew Large
    Northern Sydney Central Coast Area Health Service, Macquarie Hospital, North Ryde, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 193:130-3. 2008
    ..It has been stated that rates of homicide due to mental disorder are constant over time...
  46. ncbi request reprint Sections 37/41 Mental Health Act 1983: a study of judges' practice and assessment of risk to the public
    Inti Qurashi
    Ashworth Hospital, Parkbourn, Maghull, Liverpool L31 1HW
    Med Sci Law 48:57-63. 2008
    ..In addition to the primary intention to protect the public nearly half the sample stated that an additional intention was to ensure compliance with both after-care services and medication...
  47. ncbi request reprint Redeveloping secure psychiatric services for women
    Stuart D M Thomas
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Med Sci Law 45:331-9. 2005
    ..The special needs of these women should be considered a priority when developing treatment and care packages...