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'Men talking' about dysfunctional masculinity: An innovative approach to working with aggressive, personality disordered offender-patients
Traditional concepts of masculinity may have important links with aggressive and criminal behaviour. Furthermore when such concepts form part of men's core beliefs about themselves, they appear to be highly dysfunctional ...
New thoughts on psychopathy and addiction
In this series we invite mental health researchers to describe briefly important concepts or research findings that have emerged during the last decade. The aim is to keep mental health workers informed of new findings and ...
Addiction to violence: A new model of psychopathy
Our understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 category of psychopathic disorder is not enhanced by describing it as a personality disorder. A new operational concept of psychopathic disorder would greatly assist in both ...
A training and development strategy for clinically based staff working with people diagnosed as having psychopathic disorders
There is a growing consensus that cognitive/behavioural methods of treatment are the most effective techniques in reducing offender recidivism. Consequently, these may be the treatment of choice in working with offenders ...
First-stage evaluation of a treatment programme for personality disordered offenders
A first-stage evaluation of a treatment programme for personality disordered offenders conducted in a high-security setting is reported. Drawing on the literature, the treatment programme was designed to modify a range of ...
The assessment and meaning of the legal classification of offenders in a Special Hospital using observer ratings of interpersonal style
Disturbed interpersonal functioning is believed to be a cornerstone of personality disorder. We sought to determine differences in interpersonal functioning between patients detained under the Mental Health Act classifications ...
Psychopathic disordered, mentally ill, and mentally handicapped sex offenders: A comparative study
Although there currently exists a large amount of research on the characteristics and treatment of psychopathic disordered (PD) sex offenders, little if any empirical studies have addressed the mentally ill (MI) and mentally ...
Psychopathology of sexual offenders