Welcome to the website of the
Forensic Psychiatry Research Society
Forensic Psychiatry is about the assessment and treatment of mentally disordered offenders; the complex relationship between mental disorder and criminal behaviour; and the systems and services, including legislation, involved in the assessment and management of offenders or others requiring secure psychiatric care.
Aims of the FPRS
To increase co-operation and collaboration between those with an interest in forensic psychiatry research.
To provide a foundation on which to influence national priority setting for research into forensic psychiatry.
To support those in the early stages of their careers in academic forensic psychiatry.
To facilitate the translation of research findings in forensic psychiatry into practice.
Dr Tim Amos (President)
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychiatry
Division of Psychiatry
Bristol BS6 6JL