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Distinctions within distinctions: The challenges of heterogeneity and causality in the formulation and treatment of violence
In this chapter, I address three broad approaches to understanding and formulating (and hence subsequently treating) violent behaviour in forensic settings. In particular, there is a focus on the issue of heterogeneity of ...
Alcohol-related violence defined by ultimate goals: A qualitative analysis of the features of three different types of violence by intoxicated young male offenders
Based upon a functional approach to understanding aggression, we aimed to identify the occurrence of and to describe the features of three types of alcohol-related violence defined a priori by ultimate goals: (1) violence ...
Brief anger interventions with offenders may be ineffective: A replication and extension
Anger-management interventions are widely delivered in the criminal justice and forensic mental health systems. Whilst previous research has generally supported the thesis that anger management is an effective intervention ...
Evaluating individual change
Clinical approaches to assessing change often rely upon a clinical review of individual case material in order to make judgments about change and pre-post-change on psychometric assessment. However, these methods only allow ...
Transitions to better lives: Offender readiness and rehabilitation
The last two decades have seen significant investment and support in the development and delivery of offender rehabilitation programmes across the western world. However, the value of offender rehabilitation is not universally ...