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Police and sniffer dogs in psychiatric settings
Aims and method: To study the views of staff and patients on the use of sniffer dogs to detect illicit drugs and the prosecution of in-patients suspected of taking illicit drugs. A 15-item self-report questionnaire was ...
Comorbidity of substance misuse and mental illness in community mental health and substance misuse services
Background Improved management of mental illness and substance misuse comorbidityis a National Health Service priority, but little is known about its prevalence and current management.
A day at the cricket: The breath alcohol consequences of a type of very English binge drinking
Media images of violence and accidents associated with binge drinking raise concerns and the headlines and sound-bites blame heavy intoxication. However, there has been very little attention to breath alcohol concentrations ...
The alcohol-related aggression questionnaire
Although alcohol-related violence is a common problem, there is wide variability amongst individuals in the extent to which they engage in alcohol-related violence. To assist with identification of individual differences, ...
Anger and general health in young offenders
There is a substantial literature that focuses upon the experience and expression of anger, and the effect that this might have upon an individual's general health. However, remarkably little is known about the relationship ...
Evaluating rapists' distorted beliefs and deviant sexual fantasies: A preliminary study
This study sought to further develop the growing body of qualitative evidence exploring the content, duration and triggers of cognitive distortions and deviant sexual fantasies in perpetrators who offend against adult ...
Offence Paralleling Behaviour (OPB) as a framework for assessment and interventions with offenders
Forensic psychologists, perhaps more than any other group of applied psychologists, need to work with various types of historical narrative, often describing the same set of events. Unfortunately, most methods for analysing ...
Referrals for anger and aggression in forensic psychology outpatient services
The purpose of this study was to investigate a clinical observation in referrals to a forensic clinical psychology outpatient service: that anger was related to obsessional-compulsive behaviours, possibly as a substitute ...
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 ...
Homicide in northern Nigeria: An evaluation of motives
A survey of the motives associated with homicide in northern Nigeria was conducted based on an interview of a sample of convicted homicide offenders in a Nigerian federal prison. 118 subjects with a mean age of 33.9 +/- ...