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The treatment of psychopathic sexual offenders : Exploring the influence of risk, change, subtype, and adaptation on recidivism
Although their numbers are in the minority in the general offender population, psychopathic offenders are responsible for a significant proportion of the most serious offenses committed (Hare, 1993, 2003). A particularly ...
Assessing risk for inpatient violence on high-security forensic psychiatric units
While forensic psychiatric inpatient violence is a serious problem, research on risk assessment for this outcome is limited; the current research investigated the predictive validity of a number of structured risk/forensic ...
Discourse Analysis of Constructions of Couple Therapy
Under-utilization, premature termination, and lack of between-session engagement have been discussed in the couple therapy literature in terms of how they negatively impact the course and outcome of couple therapy. The ...
Is humor good for your health? Examining the associations of hostility and humor styles to resting blood pressure
Researchers have examined psychosocial risk variables (e.g., hostility) related to high resting blood pressure (BP), with the majority of findings suggesting that hostility is associated with increased resting BP. Additionally, ...
Stress and depression discourses on self-help websites : what is their relation in the online context?
Stress and depression are popular and powerful terms within the mental health field. Although the relation between the two terms has been discussed and investigated in lay and scientific discourse, less is known about how ...