Final evaluation of Unit 3 in the Pieter Baan Centre

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Final evaluation of Unit 3 in the Pieter Baan Centre

Is there any merit in a separate ward for defendants who refuse to participate in pre-trial forensic psychiatric evaluation? (full text only available in Dutch)

Summary

The present study involves the process- and effect evaluation of a special ward for defendants who refuse to participate in pre-trial forensic psychiatric evaluation in the Pieter Baan Centre (PBC). The PBC is a detention center in the Netherlands in which defendants accused of committing a serious crime are examined for possible mental disorders related to the crime. The aim of the study was to contribute to the solutions of the problem of defendants refusing pre-trial evaluation.

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Author(s):
Nagtegaal, M.H., Janssen, D.L. (ass.), Eltink, S.B.E. (ass.), Vries, J.J. de (ass.)
Organization(s):
WODC
Place of publication:
The Hague
Publisher:
WODC
Year of publication:
2019
Series:
Cahiers 2019-03

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