Journal of Criminal Psychology: Volume 8 Issue 2


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Dual harm: an exploration of the presence and characteristics for dual violence and self-harm behaviour in prison

Karen Slade

The purpose of this paper is to quantify the characteristics of dual-harm behaviour in prison in comparison with sole self-harm or assault behaviour in prison, with an analysis of…

Psychopathic costs: a monetization study of the fiscal toll of psychopathy features among institutionalized delinquents

Matt DeLisi, Dennis E. Reidy, Mark H. Heirigs, Jennifer J. Tostlebe, Michael G. Vaughn

That psychopathy imposes substantial societal costs and economic burden is axiomatic, but monetization studies have overlooked cost estimates of the disorder. The paper aims to…

Identifying vulnerability to violence: the role of psychopathy and gender

Mary B. Ritchie, Julie Blais, Adelle E. Forth, Angela S. Book

Recent research has suggested that a heightened sensitivity to nonverbal cues may give individuals with psychopathic traits an advantage when selecting potential victims. The…

Parental influences on youth delinquency

Lütfiye Kaya Cicerali, Eyyüb Ensari Cicerali

The purpose of this paper is to inform the reader about the currently employed theories, research, and interventions in developmental criminology, with a particular emphasis on…


Risk assessment of online child abuse material (CAM) offenders: a review of existing tools

Catherine Garrington, Peter Chamberlain, Debra Rickwood, Douglas P. Boer

The purpose of this paper is to summarise the available risk and assessment tools for child abuse material (CAM) offenders. Noting the rise of internet-based offences surrounding…

Revenge pornography: the influence of perpetrator-victim sex, observer sex and observer sexting experience on perceptions of seriousness and responsibility

Adrian J. Scott, Jeff Gavin

Drawing on gender-role stereotypes and defensive attribution theory, the purpose of this paper is to investigate the influence of perpetrator-victim sex, observer sex and observer…

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