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Summary and conclusions
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This Pocket Guide has detailed the key issues about the practice of risk assessment and risk management in the area of mental health. Nonetheless, as was stated in the introduction, it has not set out to cover the entire evidence base or theory behind such practice and these are areas of knowledge that you should explore further. It is both a necessary and rewarding area of study, which requires continual application given the changing evidence base and advances in knowledge.