Recent trends in the use of psychosocial interventions in foreign forensic psychiatric practice (Part I)



This article examines contemporary paradigm of rehabilitation of the mentally ill persons. We describe the specific features and efficiency factors of psychosocial interventions used in compulsory treatment. We highlight the key strategies of psychosocial interventions used in foreign forensic psychiatric practice.

General Information

Keywords: involuntary treatment; rehabilitation of the mentally ill persons; psychosocial interventions; adherence to treatment; psychological education; compliance therapy; trainings.

Journal rubric: Forensic and Clinical Psychology in Legal Context

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Bulygina V.G., Makushkina O., Belyakova M.Y., Kotova M. Recent trends in the use of psychosocial interventions in foreign forensic psychiatric practice (Part I) [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologiya i pravo = Psychology and Law, 2014. Vol. 4, no. 1 (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Vera G. Bulygina, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Head of Laboratory of Psychohygiene and Psychoprophylaxis, V.P. Serbsky National Medical Research Center of Psychiatry and Narcology of the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation, Professor, Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Oksana Makushkina, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Head of the Department of Forensic Psychiatric Prevention, Fgbu "SSC SSP them. VP Serbian" Ministry Of Health Of Russia, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:

Mariya Y. Belyakova, researcher, The V. Serbsky National Medical Research Centre for Psychiatry and Narcology, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Marina Kotova, Head of the Department of Psychology, PKU "Oryol psychiatric hospital specialized type with intensive supervision", Orel, Russia, e-mail:



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