Journal of Criminal Psychology: Volume 1 Issue 1


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An Investigation of the Guilty Knowledge Test Polygraph Examination

Ciara Staunton, Sean Hammond

The Guilty Knowledge Test (GKT) is a psychophysiological questioning technique that can be used as part of a polygraph examination which purports to assess whether suspects…


Investigating Social Dominance in a Prison Population

Nicola Graham‐Kevan

This study using a prison sample to explore Social Dominance Orientation (SDO), socially dominant inmate behaviour, index offence, age and length of time served in secure…


Negative Relating and Offense Type

Michelle Newberry, John Birtchnell

This study explores whether particular forms of negative (i.e. antisocial) relating, as measured by the eight scales of the shorter Person’s Relating to Others Questionnaire…


Abuse Histories and Attributions of Sexual Offenders

Sandy Jung, Elizabeth Carlson

The current study is an exploratory study examining the relationship between the abuse histories of 89 sexual offenders and the constructs of locus of control, sexual attitudes…


Discrimination Needed: The Over‐Inclusive Definition of Who is a Sex Offender

Ryanne Colbert

Sex offenders and the laws concerning them represent a highly controversial and emotionally charged issue. Current efforts of legislation in the United States to manage the…

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