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A multisite examination of sexual violence risk and therapeutic change
OBJECTIVE: We conducted a prospective multisite examination of sexual offender risk and treatment change on a large federal Canadian sample of 676 treated sex offenders followed up for an average of 6.31 years post release.
Age, actuarial risk, and long-term recidivism in a national sample of sex offenders
Age at release has become an increasing focus of study with regard to evaluating risk in the sex offender population and has been repeatedly shown to be an important component of the risk assessment equation. This study ...
Sex offender treatment
The sexual victimization of children and adults is a serious social concern with severe mental health and emotional sequelae. Victims of sexual assault are at risk for developing severe depression and anxiety, difficulties ...
It's just the tonic
An alcohol-free month offers the opportunity to think about your lifestyle and wellbeing, says Mark Holmes. Imagine what the UK would look like if we all took a month off from drinking alcohol? I am sure staff in busy ...
A cross-sectional survey of mental health clinicians' knowledge, attitudes, and practice relating to tobacco dependence among young people with mental disorders
Background: Mental health services in England are smoke-free by law and expected to provide comprehensive support to patients who smoke. Although clinicians' knowledge in this area is reported to be limited, research ...
A systematic review of interactive multimedia interventions to promote children's communication with health professionals: Implications for communicating with overweight children
BACKGROUND: Interactive multimedia is an emerging technology that is being used to facilitate interactions between patients and health professionals. The purpose of this review was to identify and evaluate the impact of ...
Preliminary evaluation of the use of pharmacological treatment with convicted sexual offenders experiencing high levels of sexual preoccupation, hypersexuality and/or sexual compulsivity
The current study presents the preliminary evaluation of the impact of pharmacological treatment (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors and anti-androgens) on hypersexuality, sexual preoccupation and sexual compulsivity. ...
Impulsivity and drinking motives predict problem behaviours relating to alcohol use in university students
AIMS: This study used a four-factor model of impulsivity to investigate inter-relationships between alcohol consumption, impulsivity, motives for drinking and the tendency to engage in alcohol-related problem behaviours.
Treating alcohol-related violence: A feasibility study of a randomized controlled trial in prisons
Purpose: There is a lack of good-quality outcome evaluations of interventions for offenders whose crimes are alcohol-related. Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are considered gold standard in treatment evaluations. Here, ...