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Does social problem solving mediate the relationship between personality traits and personality disorders? An exploratory study with a sample of male prisoners
Background: Social problem solving therapy is one helpful approach to treating people with personality disorders (PD). Consequently, it is worthwhile to develop a greater understanding of the role of social problem solving ...
A comparison of treatment completers and non-completers of an in-patient treatment programme for male personality-disordered offenders
Background. In the treatment of offenders with personality disorders, one matter that requires attention is the rate of treatment non-completion. This is important as it has cost-efficiency and negative outcome implications. ...
Personal aspirations and concerns inventory for offenders: Developments in the measurement of offenders' motivation
Background: It is important to attend to offenders' motivation for treatment and behavior change, either as a treatment selection criterion or a pre-treatment need. One measure of motivation that has been used with forensic ...
Alexithymia, empathic concern, goal management, and social problem solving in adult male prisoners
Social problem-solving skills training forms a major part of many offender treatment programmes. In this study, we explored the influences of alexithymia, empathic concern and goal management on social problem-solving ...
The alcohol treatment needs of violent and non-violent prisoners
In 2004, HM Prison Service launched an alcohol strategy that promotes treatment of alcohol-related problems in imprisoned offenders. In commissioning services for prisoners, the needs of any prison population must first ...
Developing a range of services for prisoners with alcohol-related problems: A response to Eisenman
Eisenman's 1990 criticisms of a published pilot study of the use of self-help manuals with prisoners who have alcohol-related problems are addressed. Self-help manuals may be of value where other interventions are not ...