Background and purpose of the study Involuntary admission (IA) is a frequent and growing phenomenon, both in Belgium and in other countries. Many persons and actors are involved in an involuntary admission. Remarkably, both in Belgium and internationally, research from an interdisciplinary perspective is scarce. The research had two purposes: Mapping the experiences of differentContinue reading “Involuntary admission: Experiences of professionals and experts – Freya Vander Laenen”
Category Archives: Scientific evaluation of (preventive) measures
Continuity of mental health care: If the ties with community treatment are not cut, they don’t have to be reconnected – Freya Vander Laenen
From numerous studies, we know that people who are imprisoned consistently present poorer (mental) health compared to the general population. These (mental) health problems are often already present before incarceration, and due to the deprivations in prison these problems increase. Still, an inclusive and qualitative treatment offer for people in detention is lacking. Treatment interventionsContinue reading “Continuity of mental health care: If the ties with community treatment are not cut, they don’t have to be reconnected – Freya Vander Laenen”
Soon no one will be allowed to keep our data (and that’s not good news) – Gert Vermeulen
The tension between privacy law and criminal law is a ticking time bomb. Under pressure from Europe, the legislative framework related to which communication data companies are allowed to retain about us is threatening to collapse. In other words: without that framework, data retention becomes impossible. A good thing for our privacy, but at theContinue reading “Soon no one will be allowed to keep our data (and that’s not good news) – Gert Vermeulen”
Welcome at Crime@UGent!
Welcome on the first blog post of Crime@UGent. Through this blog, we want to tell you more about the research of our young and senior researchers who are member of the IDC Crime, Criminology and Criminal Policy. This way, we try to inform as many people as possible about these instructive researches. What is IDCContinue reading “Welcome at Crime@UGent!”