BC Mental Health and Addictions Research Institute

Publications - Johann Brink

2006/07 to 2010/11

Livingston, J. D., Nicholls, T., & Brink, J. (2011). The impact of realigning a tertiary psychiatric hospital in British Columbia on other institutional sectors. Psychiatric Services, 62, 200-205.

Wilson, C.M., Desmarais, S.L., Nicholls, T.L. & Brink, J. (2011). The Role of Client Strengths in assessments of Violence Risk Using the Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START). International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 9(4), 282 293.

Lussier, P., Verdun-Jones, S., Deslauriers-Varin, N., Nicholls, T. L., & Brink, J. (2010). Identification of chronic violent patients in inpatient psychiatric units: Testing an actuarial prediction scheme. Criminal Justice and Behavior. 37(1): 5-28.

Desmarais, S.L., Nicholls, T.L., Read, J.D., & Brink, J. (2010). Confidence and accuracy in assessments of short-term risks presented by forensic psychiatric. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. 21(1): 1-22

Livingston, J. D., Verdun-Jones, S., Brink, J., Lussier, P., & Nicholls, T. L. (2010). A narrative review of the effectiveness of aggression management training programs for psychiatric hospital staff. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 6, 15-28.

Lecomte, T., Mueser, K.T., MacEwan, G.W., Laferriere-Simard, M.C., Thornton, A.E., Buchanan, T., Goldner, E., Brink, J., Ehmann, T.S., Lang, D., Kang, S., Barr, A.M., & Honer, W.G. (2010). Profiles of individuals seeking psychiatric help for psychotic symptoms linked to methamphetamine abuse Baseline results from the MAPS (methamphetamine and psychosis study). Mental Health Subst Abuse, 3, 168-181.

Olley, M. Nicholls, T.L., & Brink, J. (2009). Mentally Ill Individuals in Limbo: Obstacles and Opportunities for Providing Psychiatric Services to Corrections Inmates with Mental Illness. Behav. Sci. Law 27; 811-831.

Nicholls, T. L., Brink, J., & Greaves, C., Lussier, P., & Verdun-Jones, S. (2009). Forensic psychiatric inpatients and aggression: An exploration of incidence, prevalence, severity, and interventions by patient gender. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 23-30.

Melnychuk, R., Verdun-Jones, S. & Brink, J. (2009). Geographic Risk Management: A Spatial Study of Mentally Disordered Offenders Discharged from Forensic Psychiatric Care. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 8(3), 148 168.

Desmarais, S. L., Hucker, S., Brink, J., & De Freitas, K. (2008). Accused found Not Criminally Responsible before and after the Winko decision. International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 7, 1-14.

Douglas, K. S., Nicholls, T. L., & Brink, J. (2008). Psychological / behavioural treatment of the potentially violent patient (pp. 351-376). In P. Kleespies (Ed.), Evaluating and managing behavioral emergencies: An evidence-based resource for mental health practitioners. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Nicholls, T. L., Webster, C. D., Brink, J., & Martin, M. L. (2008). Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability. In B. Cutler & P. Zapf (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law (pp. 744-746). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Lange, R., Iverson, G., Viljoen, H., & Brink, J. (2006). Clinical validation of Canadian WAIS-III Index Short Forms in inpatient neuropsychiatry and forensic psychiatry. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 20, 365-381.

Iverson, G., Lange, R., Viljoen, H., & Brink, J. (2006). The WAIS-III General Ability Index in neuropsychiatry and forensic psychiatry inpatient samples. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 21, 77-82.

Wang, X., Livingston, J.D., Brink, J., & Murphy, E. (2006). Persons found 'not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder" (NCRMD): A comparison study of British Columbia, Canada and Hunan, China. Forensic Science International, 164, 93-97.

Nicholls, T. L., Brink, J., Desmarais, S. L., Webster, C. D., & Martin, M.-L. (2006). The Short Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START): A prospective validation study in a Forensic Psychiatric Sample. Assessment, 13, 313-327.

Webster, C. D., Nicholls, T. L., Martin, M. L., Desmarais, S. L., & Brink, J. (2006). Short-Term Assessment of Risk and Treatability (START): The case for a new violence risk structured professional judgment scheme. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 24, 747-766.