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This up-to-date collection begins with an account and analysis of the role of psychologists in prisons in relation to research.

  • Looks at the results of evidence based psychological approaches to working with prisoners
  • First half of the book has its primary focus on psychological evaluation research
  • Includes chapters on psychological research on suicide, bullying, life sentenced prisoners and staff sickness
Content:
Chapter 1 Methodological Issues in Psychological Research in Prisons (pages 7–23): David A. Crighton
Chapter 2 The Modern Context of Psychology in Corrections: Influences, Limitations and Values of ‘Whatworks’ (pages 24–39): Brian A. Thomas?Peter
Chapter 3 The Needs of Offenders and the Process of Changing Them (pages 40–53): Brian A. Thomas?Peter
Chapter 4 Psychological Research into Reducing Suicides (pages 54–69): David A. Crighton
Chapter 5 Psychological Understanding of Self?Injury and Attempted Suicide in Prisons (pages 70–94): Louisa Snow
Chapter 6 The Effective Management of Bullying in Prisons: Working Towards an Evidence?Based Approach (pages 95–115): Jane L. Ireland
Chapter 7 Drug?Misuse Intervention Work (pages 116–127): Graham J. Towl
Chapter 8 Research into High?Intensity Training (HIT) with Young People (pages 128–144): Derval Ambrose
Chapter 9 Military Corrective Training Centre: An Evaluation (pages 145–167): David P. Farrington, Kate A. Painter and Darrick Jolliffe
Chapter 10 Psychological Research into Life Sentence Offenders (pages 168–186): David A. Crighton and Jo Bailey
Chapter 12 Psychological Research into Sexual Offenders (pages 187–201): David Crighton

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  • Year: 2006
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9781405133142,9780470775073

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