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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 ...
Treating alcohol-related violence: Intermediate outcomes in a feasibility study for a randomized controlled trial in prisons
There is a lack of outcome evidence for alcohol interventions for offenders whose crime is alcohol related. In this study, the authors report the intermediate outcomes of a feasibility study for a randomized controlled ...
Revising manualised treatment programmes: Incorporating practitioners' feedback
Purpose: Implementing treatment programmes with integrity requires a clear statement of what is to be done in treatment, and treatment manuals do this to a greater or lesser degree. In correctional work, many treatment ...
Processes of change in an offender personality disorder pathway prison progression unit
BACKGROUND: In England, the National Offender Management Service and the NHS have come together to try and improve management and treatment of offenders with personality disorder by developing a pathways approach to assist ...
Towards guiding principles for effective intervention
Interventions aimed at modifying drinking are important for prisoners whose crimes are alcohol-related. These interventions should be designed with reference to current knowledge of what is effective, and recent meta-analyses ...
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 ...