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Using the psychological inventory of criminal thinking styles with English prisoners
Purpose. This study considers the use of the Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles (PICTS) within an English prison population. Method. The reliability and validity of the PICTS scales were investigated, and ...
Fitness to be interviewed and psychological vulnerability: The views of doctors, lawyers and police officers
Forensic medical examiners, psychiatrists and clinical psychologists are increasingly being asked to evaluate police detainees' fitness for interview. The aim of the present study was to further our understanding of the ...
The Violent Offender Treatment Program (VOTP): Development of a treatment program for violent patients in a high security psychiatric hospital
There are growing numbers of offenders with a mental illness convicted of violent behaviors in both the penal and mental health systems. To date however, there have been limited effective treatments reported for this ...
Fashion conscious burglars? Testing the principles of offender profiling with footwear impressions recovered at domestic burglaries
Traditionally, research on offender profiling has investigated the relationships between offender behaviour and offender characteristics. However, evidence about offender behaviour is not the only evidence available at a ...
Brief anger management programs with offenders: Outcomes and predictors of change
Anger management interventions with offenders, particularly violent offenders, are a common form of rehabilitative activity. The rationale for addressing anger problems is clear-cut and there is good evidence that anger ...
An overview of the relationship between moral reasoning and offending
Through research it has been established that there is a relationship between level of moral reasoning and offending behaviour, with offenders generally reasoning at less mature levels than non-offenders. However, recent ...