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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 ...
Alcohol-related offending in male special hospital patients
In a sample of 61 male Special Hospital patients, 11 (18%) were identified as having alcohol-related problems prior to admission. Ten of these alcohol-abusers were interviewed to gather further information about their ...
Serving a community sentence with a mental health treatment requirement: Offenders' perspectives
Background: Safe alternatives to custody for offenders with mental disorder are vital, not least as self-harm, and violence rates are rising among them in prisons. In England and Wales, the Criminal Justice Act 2003 allows ...
Psychiatric disorders among older prisoners: a systematic review and comparison study against older people in the community
OBJECTIVESDespite emerging evidence that older prisoners experience poor mental health, literature in this area is still limited. In the present systematic review and meta-analysis, we report on the prevalence of psychiatric ...
Treating alcohol-related violence: A feasibility study of a randomized controlled trial in prisons
Purpose: There is a lack of good-quality outcome evaluations of interventions for offenders whose crimes are alcohol-related. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are considered gold standard in treatment evaluations. Here, ...
Forensic case formulation
Offenders with intellectual disabilities in secure mental health settings in the United Kingdom
Within the UK, offenders with intellectual disabilities (ID) can receive treatment on two parallel, occasionally interacting, pathways; the criminal justice system comprising prison and probation services, and the mental ...