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Short- and long-term recidivism prediction of the PCL-R and the effects of age: A 24-year follow-up
We prospectively examined the short- and long-term prediction of several recidivism outcomes as a function of psychopathy and age in a sample of 273 Canadian federal inmates with an average 24 years post-release follow-up. ...
The structural and predictive properties of the psychopathy checklist-revised in canadian aboriginal and non-aboriginal offenders
We examined the structural and predictive properties of the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R) in large samples of Canadian male Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal offenders. The PCL-R ratings were part of a risk assessment ...
Using the psychological inventory of criminal thinking styles with English prisoners
Purpose. This study considers the use of the Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles (PICTS) within an English prison population. Method. The reliability and validity of the PICTS scales were investigated, and ...
Approaches to developing OPB formulations
This chapter discusses the offense paralleling behavior model and how it may be incorporated in forensic psychology practice when working with offenders. The model's use has been used for such tasks as risk assessment for ...
Case formulation quality checklist: A revision based upon clinicians' views
Purpose - Evaluations of the impact of case formulation on outcomes for offenders are needed. The quality of case formulations may impact on outcomes, hence one essential aspect in outcome evaluation is quality assessment. ...
Managing uncertainty in the clinical prediction of risk of harm: Bringing a Bayesian approach to forensic mental health
Predicting the likelihood of harm posed by mentally disordered offenders remains controversial. It is proposed that a Bayesian approach may help quantify the uncertainty surrounding such prediction. An example of this ...
Formulation of serious violent offending using multiple sequential functional analysis
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Actuarial assessment of risk for reoffense among adult sex offenders - Evaluating the predictive accuracy of the Static-2002 and five other instruments
This study extended previous research comparing a set of widely employed actuarial risk assessment schemes as well as a new instrument, the Static-2002, in a sample of 468 sex offenders followed for an average of 5.9 years. ...
Offenders with 'personality disorder' diagnosis
This chapter provides an overview of issues involved in the assessment of offenders with personality disorders and references for further reading. Prior to developing an initial case formulation, it can be useful to use ...
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 ...