Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine - Barts and The London

Professor Jeremy W Coid

Jeremy W

Emeritus Professor Centre for Psychiatry

Profile

Professor Jeremy Coid completed medical training at Sheffield University and training in Forensic Psychiatry at the Maudsley and Broadmoor Hospitals.

He was trained in research at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, where he completed his MD.

As Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist he established the medium secure service to East London for mentally disordered offenders.

He has extensive experience of giving evidence in court as an expert witness in cases of serious violence, sexual offending, and on childcare. He has been an advisor to the Department of Health, Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Defence on management of high risk offenders.

He was appointed Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychiatry in 1987 and awarded a personal chair in 1995.

He is joint editor of Early prevention of Adult Antisocial Behaviour and co-author of Psychopathic and Anti-social personality disorders: Treatment and Research issues.

Research

  • Improving Risk Management in Mental Health

Publications

Expertise

Epidemiology of violence in the general population
Assessment of risk for future violence and improving methods of risk management
Desistance from gang and youth violence
Development of interventions to prevent violence at the secondary level of care
Evaluation of the effectiveness of health services at the tertiary level in the prevention of violence
Investigation of the associations between severe personality disorder and violence
Investigation into the association between psychotic illness an