Journal of Criminal Psychology: Volume 11 Issue 1


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Family dynamics and delinquency: understanding the experience of female adolescents with their families

Melati Sumari, Dini Farhana Baharudin, Ida Hartina Ahmed Tharbe, Norsafatul Aznin A. Razak, Norfaezah Md Khalid

This study aims to explore the family experiences of delinquent adolescents and uses a descriptive phenomenological research design.

PTSD, panic disorder and alcohol use disorder as a triple threat for violence among male jail detainees

Alexa J. Barrett, Stephanie L. Taylor, Albert M. Kopak, Norman G. Hoffmann

Despite ranking among the most prevalent mental health conditions and their likely contributions to violent offending, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), panic disorder (PD…

“He was brainwashed!” Criminal complicity and sentencing in France: interpreting a “crime committed under influence”

Mickael Ballot, Anta Niang, Stéphane Laurens, Benoit Testé

This paper aims to examine whether being shown a testimony alleging that the perpetrator of a crime was influenced by an accomplice has an impact on the severity of the sentence…

Patterns of overkill in sexual homicides

Julien Chopin, Eric Beauregard

This paper aims to explore the presence of overkill in sexual homicide. More specifically, the study examines whether overkill is a valid indicator of an organized or disorganized…

Weak parental supervision and lack of child remorse as predictors of proximal crime continuity in early-to-mid adolescent delinquents

Glenn D. Walters

The purpose of this study was to determine whether core constructs from the control (impulsivity resulting from poor parental discipline leads to crime) and moral (weak moral…

Waypoint sequencing: simplifying behaviour sequence analysis for criminal cases

David Keatley, David D. Clarke

While behaviour sequence analysis (BSA) is popular, it is not without limitations, namely, the level of detail required and time taken to run analyses; therefore, this paper aims…

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