Journal of Criminal Psychology: Volume 11 Issue 2


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The experiences of young offenders (aged 18–21) on protection in an Irish prison: using an interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA)

Suzanne Hughes, Timothy James Trimble, Anne O’Rourke

Young offenders are disproportionately represented in the Irish Prison Service (IPS) and are a population with complex needs and highest risk of re-offending. Subsets of young…

Self-reported face recognition abilities for own and other-race faces

Alejandro J. Estudillo

The other-race effect shows that people are better recognizing faces from their own-race compared to other-race faces. This effect can have dramatic consequences in applied…

The influence of sexual objectification on guilt assessment on a sample of Italian graduates

Cristina Cabras, Roberta Tumatis, Marina Mondo, Cristina Sechi

The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of sexual objectification on the attribution processes of the guilt of a defendant – and also on the level of guilt. It…

How accurate and useful are published UK prevalence rates of intimate partner violence (IPV)? Rapid review and methodological commentary

Parveen Ali, Peter Allmark, Andrew Booth, Farah Seedat, Helen B Woods, Julie McGarry

This paper aims to estimate the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) in the UK general population and in the low-risk clinical population and to identify the…

High resting heart rate protects against childhood risk factors in predicting adult psychopathy

David P. Farrington, Henriette Bergstrøm

Previous research has indicated that low resting heart rate (RHR), measured at age 18, predicts later psychopathy, and that high RHR acts as a protective factor in nullifying the…

Psychopathic Processing and Personality Assessment (PAPA): exploring factor structure

Michael Lewis, Jane Ireland, Carol Ireland, Gail Derefaka, Kimberley McNeill, Philip Birch

This paper aims to assess whether the factor structure of the Psychopathic Processing and Personality Assessment (PAPA) could be confirmed in a large community sample (n = 1,850)…

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