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Reliability and validity of the static-2002 among adult sexual offenders with reference to treatment status
Psychometric properties were reported for the Static-2002 using a sample of 464 sexual offenders followed for an average of 5.9 years after release. Correlations between theoretically relevant variables (using indices of ...
The role of the mental health professional in cases of online sexual activity
This article seeks to explore the role of the mental health professional when involved with assessment and management of individuals with a history of online sexual activity. This is a relatively new area for many ...
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 ...
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 ...