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Children of parents with substance abuse disorders had higher rates of conduct disorder and substance use
[commentary on Merikangas KR, Dierker LC, Szatmari P. Psychopathology among offspring of parents with substance abuse and/or anxiety disorders: A high-risk study. J CHILD PSYCHOL PSYCHIAT 1998 Jul;39:711-20]Question: Are ...
Letter to the Editor
Treatment of heroin misuse and deviant sexual thoughts: Harm reduction or collusion?
This case-report details the management of an intravenous drug misuser who had become dependent upon heroin, citing its usefulness in depressing paedophilic urges. A discussion of the interaction between opiates and sexuality ...
New thoughts on psychopathy and addiction
In this series we invite mental health researchers to describe briefly important concepts or research findings that have emerged during the last decade. The aim is to keep mental health workers informed of new findings and ...
Sex offenders — cure or management?
A variety of biological, psychoanalytical and behavioural treatment strategies have been employed to treat sex offenders. Whilst these may produce short-term benefits, their efficacy in reducing long-term recidivism is ...
Sexual offending has assumed great importance in public consciousness as a result of high profile cases, so the management of such offenders places a significant burden on those who are responsible for their care. An ...
The move from hospital: A long-term follow-up of challenging behaviour levels
Levels of challenging behaviour were studied in a sample of 16 people who moved from a hospital to community settings. Ratings on the Challenging Behaviour Scales showed that aggression to residents decreased significantly. ...
Psychopathic disordered, mentally ill, and mentally handicapped sex offenders: A comparative study
Although there currently exists a large amount of research on the characteristics and treatment of psychopathic disordered (PD) sex offenders, little if any empirical studies have addressed the mentally ill (MI) and mentally ...
Psychopathology of sexual offenders
Strategies of self-control in male young offenders who have reduced their alcohol consumption without formal intervention
Fifty-one imprisoned male young offenders who reported having stopped or reduced their alcohol consumption without formal intervention were studied to discover which self-control strategies they used to help them change ...