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Ageing patients in forensic psychiatric settings: a review of the literature (2018)
Journal Article
Di Lorito, C., Vӧllm, B., & Dening, T. (2018). Ageing patients in forensic psychiatric settings: a review of the literature. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, doi:10.1002/gps.4981. ISSN 0885-6230

Objectives. The prevalence of ageing patients in forensic psychiatric settings is increasing. However, limited research has reported around this population. The aim of this scoping review is to synthesise the current evidence around ageing forensic p... Read More

Ageing in forensic psychiatric secure settings: the voice of older patients (2018)
Journal Article
Di Lorito, C., Dening, T., & Völlm, B. (2018). Ageing in forensic psychiatric secure settings: the voice of older patients. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, doi:10.1080/14789949.2018.1513545. ISSN 1478-9949

Older patients account for around 20% of the population in secure forensic psychiatric services in the UK. However, little qualitative research has investigated the experience of ageing in secure settings. This study aimed to gather the individual vi... Read More

Co-research with adults with Intellectual Disability: a systematic review (2017)
Journal Article
Di Lorito, C., Bosco, A., Birt, L., & Hassiotis, A. (2018). Co-research with adults with Intellectual Disability: a systematic review. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 31(5), (669-686). doi:10.1111/jar.12435. ISSN 1360-2322

Background. Co-research with people with intellectual disability (ID) is a distinct form of patient and public involvement (PPI). This systematic review summarises published studies and protocols to report on the process of co-research in social and... Read More

The individual experience of ageing prisoners: systematic review and meta-synthesis through a Good Lives Model framework (2017)
Journal Article
Di Lorito, C., Völlm, B., & Dening, T. (2018). The individual experience of ageing prisoners: systematic review and meta-synthesis through a Good Lives Model framework. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 33(2), doi:10.1002/gps.4762. ISSN 0885-6230

Objective: The existing literature on ageing prisoners tends to focus on such aspects as diagnosis and physical ill-health. In contrast, the experience of imprisonment from the perspective of ageing prisoners has received less attention. Grounded in... Read More

Psychiatric disorders among older prisoners: a systematic review and comparison study against older people in the community (2017)
Journal Article
Di Lorito, C., Völlm, B., & Dening, T. (in press). Psychiatric disorders among older prisoners: a systematic review and comparison study against older people in the community. Aging and Mental Health, 22(1), doi:10.1080/13607863.2017.1286453. ISSN 1360-7863

Objectives: Despite emerging evidence that older prisoners experience poor mental health, literature in this area is still limited. In the present systematic review and meta-analysis, we report on the prevalence of psychiatric disorders among older p... Read More