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Social cognition in intellectually disabled male criminal offenders: a deficit in affect perception?
Purpose Although intellectual disability (ID) and criminal offending have long been associated, the nature of this link is obfuscated by reliance on historically unrigorous means of assessing ID and fractionating social ...
The influence of admission characteristics on outcome: Evidence from a medium secure forensic cohort
Objective: Outcomes for any mental health service will vary with the characteristics of those admitted as well as with the clinical provision of the service itself. This study aims to explore, for a medium secure forensic ...
Forensic psychiatric expert witnessing within the criminal justice system in Germany
In recent years, the number of occupied beds in German forensic–psychiatric hospitals has continued to rise. Diversion refers to the removal of offenders from the criminal justice system at any stage of the procedure and ...
Umgang mit gefährlichen straftätern in England und Wales: Gesetzliche grundlagen und probleme in der praxis (Dealing with dangerous offenders in England and Wales: Legal foundations and problems in practice)
Forensic psychiatric institutions exist in all western European countries. Their organisation depends on a number of factors including the legal framework and societal attitudes towards mentally disordered offenders. This ...
Addicted to crime?
Referrals into services for offenders with intellectual disabilities: Variables predicting community or secure provision
Background: There is a need for research to promote an understanding among service developers on why people with intellectual disabilities (ID) are referred to offender services in order for them to receive appropriate ...
Sex offenders with intellectual disability referred to levels of community and secure provision: Comparison and prediction of pathway
Purpose To compare characteristics of sex offenders with an intellectual disability (ID) referred to community-based and different levels of secure services. To identify those characteristics, which predict referrals to ...
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 ...
Approaches to developing OPB formulations
This chapter discusses the offense paralleling behavior model and how it may be incorporated in forensic psychology practice when working with offenders. The model's use has been used for such tasks as risk assessment for ...