Journal of Criminal Psychology: Volume 10 Issue 4


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A systematic review of the characteristics and needs of older prisoners

Dean Wilkinson, Laura Caulfield

The purpose of this paper is to review and understand what the existing evidence base concludes about the needs of this population. The older prisoner population is growing faster…

Peer groups, street gangs and organised crime in the narratives of adolescent male offenders

Sally-Ann Ashton, Anna Bussu

The purpose of this paper is to explore how young people who offend with others define delinquent and criminal groups and consider the social risk factors associated with gang…


Infanticide and its relationship with postpartum psychosis: a critical interpretive synthesis

Nicole Jansen van Rensburg, Ruan Spies, Lelanie Malan

This study aims to synthesise the available literature on the phenomenon of infanticide within the context of postpartum psychosis from a novel perspective using critical…

Overwhelmed and powerless: staff perspectives on mother – infant separations in English prisons

Claire Powell, Karen Ciclitira, Lisa Marzano

Imprisoned mothers are at increased risk for poor psychological health and psychological distress when separated from their children, so staff need to be highly skilled to support…

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