Journal of Criminal Psychology: Volume 7 Issue 4


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Common and distinguishing historical, criminal and current environmental and psychological characteristics in male inmates with a history of suicidal and/or non-suicidal self-injury

Jennifer Barton, Steven R. Cumming, Anthony Samuels, Tanya Meade

Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI) is distinguishable from suicide attempts (SAs) on a number of psychological and motivational factors. However, in corrective services settings…

Anger following provocation in individuals with psychopathic traits

Brian L. Steuerwald, Allison R. Brown, Malek Mneimne, David Kosson

The purpose of this paper is to test the attenuated-anger and heightened-anger hypotheses of psychopathy by assessing the physiological, behavioral, and subjective measures of…

Multidimensional scaling analysis of psychopathy in male juveniles using the PCL: YV

Holly Ellingwood, Karla Emeno, Craig Bennell, Adelle Forth, David Kosson, Robert D. Hare

The purpose of this paper is to examine the structure of juvenile psychopathy, as measured by the Psychopathy Checklist: Youth Version (PCL: YV).

Does facial width-to-height ratio predict male offender aggression?

Christopher Burris, Sherilyn Edwards

Based on the previously observed link between greater facial width-to-height ratio (fWHR) and interpersonal aggression in men (see Haselhuhn et al., 2015), the purpose of this…

What is the pattern of self-harm and prison rule-breaking behaviour in personality disordered offenders in a high secure prison?

Claire de Motte, Di Bailey, Melanie Hunter, Alice L. Bennett

The purpose of this paper is to describe the pattern of self-harm (SH) and proven prison rule-breaking (PRB) behaviour in prisoners receiving treatment for personality disorders…

Inmates’ empathy in relation to perceived parenting and attachment working models

Hung-Chu Lin, Yang Yang, Robert McFatter, Raymond W. Biggar, Rick Perkins

The purpose of this paper is to examine criminal offenders’ dispositional empathy and relate it to perceived parenting characteristics of primary caregivers (measured as care and…

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