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The effectiveness of violence reduction treatment for psychopathic offenders: Empirical evidence and a treatment model
Psychopathy, a personality disorder, is characterized by dysfunctional and externalizing affective and interpersonal traits that can be manifested as violent and antisocial behaviors. Psychopathic individuals are often ...
Cognitions supportive of violence and violent behavior
The role of cognitions supportive of violence is acknowledged in many theories of violent behavior. Despite this, relatively little attention has been paid in research to the cognitions that contribute to violence at an ...
Multiple murder : A review
A review of the literature on multiple murder reveals little systematic research on this phenomenon despite widespread media interest and figures indicating that over 3 per cent of homicide victims in England and Wales die ...
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 ...