This is a discussion list for the members of the the European Violence in Psychiatry Research Group EViPRG. The EViPRG was founded in 1997; it promotes the sharing of expertise and knowledge among researchers into violence in psychiatry. This Network group carries out research on the topic of violence in psychiatry. The secondary goals of the group are: to identify, share and disseminate good practice on the prevention and management of violence in psychiatry; to act as a resource for educators and trainers on violence in psychiatry; to bring together the different psychiatric disciplines and professions in order to accomplish these aims. The group also focus on internet based research and developing software and logistics for sharing new knowledge on the field mentioned above to both professionals and users.