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Editorial: Refining the definition of offence paralleling behaviour
Offence paralleling behavior (OPB) has been identified as a developmental sequence of behavior akin to the notion of an offence chain that is understood in terms of function not morphology. Despite evident growth and appeal, ...
What's the point? Towards a methodology for assessing the function of psychiatric inpatient aggression
There are few examples in the literature of the application of functional analysis to psychiatric inpatient aggression. Structural assessment approaches have dominated. This paper introduces a system for classifying the ...
Integrating contemporary aggression theory with violent offender treatment: How thoroughly do interventions target violent behavior?
Social cognitive theory and research have made important contributions to contemporary understandings of aggression and violence. At present, however, the domains of aggression theory and its applied counterpart, violent ...
Interaction between individual characteristic and the function of aggression in forensic psychiatric inpatients
Aggression occurs regularly on many psychiatric wards; its assessment, prevention and management are fundamental aspects of contemporary psychiatric inpatient treatment. In response to the need to understand aggression in ...
Appropriate treatment targets or products of a demanding environment? The relationship between aggression in a forensic psychiatric hospital with aggressive behaviour preceding admission and violent recidivism
Effective treatment of aggressive behaviour and accurate release decision making are necessary components of adequate clinical practice in forensic psychiatric units. Unfortunately, methods to identify treatment targets ...