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A test of methodology intended to assist detection of aggressive offence paralleling behaviour within secure settings
Purpose. Treatments and risk assessments determined by the offence paralleling behaviour (OPB) framework appear to have found a place in practice well ahead of empirical support and conceptual clarity. Although the framework ...
Using Skinner's model of verbal behavior analysis to study aggression in psychiatric hospitals
An adaptation of Skinner's verbal behaviour model is proposed as a framework for analyzing the aggressive behaviour of hospitalized psychiatric patients. Few behaviour analytic studies have addressed verbal aggression and ...
The impact of interpersonal style and perceived coercion on aggression and self-harm in personality-disordered patients admitted to a secure psychiatric hospital
Recent research on aggressive behaviour in psychiatric hospitals has emphasised the importance of the interaction between characteristics of patients and the hospital environment. Interpersonal style, a key component of ...