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Jack Tomlin

Part-time Teacher and ESRC DTC PhD Student, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences


Research Summary

Current Status

PhD (full-time) - currently registered

Research Topic Title

Measuring Experiences of Restrictiveness in Forensic Psychiatric Care: Developing a Questionnaire.

Research Summary

Looking at patients' experiences of restrictiveness in forensic psychiatric care units in the UK to develope a psychometrically valid measure - the Forensic Restrictiveness Questionnaire (FRQ).

Research Interests

Crime, mental health, criminology, mixed methods research

Research Supervisor

Prof. Birgit Vollm, Dr. Vincent Egan & Prof. Peter Bartlett

Primary Funding Source

ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

Research Institutes, Centres and/or Research Clusters Memberships

Institute of Mental Health, ESRC DTC


Tomlin, J., Bartlett, P., & Völlm, B. (2018). Experiences of restrictiveness in forensic psychiatric care: Systematic review and concept analysis. International journal of law and psychiatry, 57, 31-41.

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Additional Information

School of Sociology and Social Policy

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University of Nottingham
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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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