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Review of 'Reeling in the years - Gay men's perspectives on age and ageism'
Reviews the book "Reeling in the Years--Gay Men's Perspectives on Age and Ageism," by Tim Bergling (2004). The book adds a welcome perspective, and a critical as well as frank contribution to the slowly, albeit gradually ...
Physical health and health risk factors in a population of long-stay psychiatric patients
Aims and method. To evaluate the physical health and health risk factors in long-stay psychiatric patients in a high secure psychiatric hospital. A cross-sectional survey of consenting patients was undertaken using a ...
Sexual offenders against children: The influence of personality and obsessionality on cognitive distortions
Sexual offenders against children are generally inadequate in their social functioning and diverse in their psychopathology. The degree to which this inadequate functioning and psychopathology influences therapeutic ...
Possession and jinn
Muslims form Britain's largest ethnic minority group - nearly three percent of the UK population - and in this community there is widespread belief in jinn possession. The prevalence of jinn possession states remains ...
Epidemiology of offending in learning disability
This chapter provides a detailed account of the epidemiology of offending behaviour in people with learning disabilities. Personal and professional perspectives are offered, together with a foray into studies of prevalence, ...
The relationships between induced abortion, attitudes towards sexuality and sexual problems
This study aimed to investigate whether abortion is associated with (i) changes in attitudes and feelings towards sexual matters (erotophobia-erotophilia), (ii) sexual problems, and (iii) whether erotophobia-erotophilia ...
Individual characteristics predisposing patients to aggression in a forensic psychiatric hospital
The assessment and management of aggression have become crucial components of psychiatric inpatient care and the focus of considerable research attention. This study examined the relationships between characteristics of ...
Review of 'Sexual deviance: Issues and controversies'
Reviews the book "Sexual Deviance: Issues and Controversies," edited by Tony Ward, D. Richard Laws and Stephen M. Hudson (2003). The book attempts to address theoretical and treatment issues raised by the relationship ...