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Title Sexual offending and mental health : multidisciplinary management in the community / edited by Julia Houston and Sarah Galloway ; foreword by Dawn Fisher.

Publication Info. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.


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Description 1 online resource (288 pages) : illustrations.
Series Forensic focus ; 28
Forensic focus ; 28.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Sexual Offending and Mental Health Multidisciplinary Management in the Community; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Part I: Theoretical Perspectives; 1. An Overview of Sexual Offending; 2. Risk Assessment; 3. Mental Disorder and Sexual Offending; 4. Sexual Offending; 5. The Law and Sex Offending; Part II: Clinical Practice Issues; 6. A Sex Offender Service within a Mental Health Setting; 7. Clinical Assessment and Formulation; 8. Treatment, Relapse Prevention and Building 'Good Lives'; 9. The Impact of Personality Disorder on Working with Sexual Offenders.
Summary Sexual Offending and Mental Health draws together theoretical, clinical and mental health issues for the range of professionals working in the community and in-patient settings with sex offenders and those who have behaved in sexually inappropriate ways. The contributors describe current influential models of sexual offending and the developmental, psychological and social factors involved. They discuss the prevalence of personality and mental disorders in known sex offenders and the impact these disorders have on their treatment and management. They describe clinical work with individuals, th.
Note Print version record.
Subject Sex offenders -- Psychology.
Sex offenders -- Mental health.
Sex crimes -- Psychological aspects.
Paraphilic Disorders -- therapy.
Sex Offenses -- psychology.
Criminal Psychology -- methods.
Psychotherapy -- methods.
Sexual Behavior -- psychology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
Sex crimes -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst01114288
Sex offenders -- Mental health. (OCoLC)fst01114576
Sex offenders -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst01114580
Added Author Houston, Julia.
Galloway, Sarah.
Other Form: Print version: Sexual offending and mental health. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008 (DLC) 2007043990
ISBN 9781846427855 (electronic bk.)
1846427851 (electronic bk.)
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