Journal of Learning Disabilities and Offending Behaviour: Volume 3 Issue 1


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Clozapine use in women with borderline personality disorder and co‐morbid learning disability

Tolulope Fajumi, Maryam Manzoor, Katie Carpenter

The aim of this study is to test the hypothesis that Clozapine reduces rates of self injury and the use of restraint in a medium secure setting in female patients who have a…


The role of personality in the relationship between criminal social identity and criminal thinking style within a sample of prisoners with learning difficulties

Daniel Boduszek, Gary Adamson, Mark Shevlin, Philip Hyland

Social Identity Theory proposes that identity and thinking style are strongly related. Research also suggests that the process of depersonalization is responsible for shifting…

Implementing a patient centred recovery approach in a secure learning disabilities service

Fola Esan, Katie Case, Jacques Louis, Jemma Kirby, Lucinda Cheshire, Jannette Keefe, Maggie Petty

This paper aims to describe how a patient centred recovery approach was implemented in a secure learning disabilities service.


Staff injury arising from the use of physical intervention

Paula Johnson

This paper aims to focus on staff injuries arising from incidents involving physical intervention (PI) with service users in a forensic, learning disability hospital.

The development and accreditation of a treatment model for prisoners with a learning disability and personality disorder

Jon Taylor, Judy MacKenzie, Julie Bowen, Kirk Turner

The paper's aim is to describe the development of a therapeutic community for prisoners with a learning disability and suggested methods for increasing responsivity of the…

Evaluation of a therapeutic community intervention for men with intellectual disability and personality disorder

Catrin Morrissey, Jon Taylor, Charlene Bennett

Therapeutic Community (TC) approaches have not been applied to individuals with intellectual disability. This paper aims to present preliminary evaluation of a planned TC service…




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2010 – 2012

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Emerald Publishing Limited