To be most successful, when treating criminal justice–involved persons with mental illness, practitioners should assess and treat not only symptoms associated with their mental illness
Laws that limit potential shooters’ access to firearms by requiring permits may reduce the incidence of mass shootings, and laws that limit the number of
In a sample of Dutch inmates, a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI) was found to be related to aggressive behavior and verbal aggression. However,
In a sample of German inmates in a psychological treatment setting, externalizing scales on the MMPI-2-RF had the strongest associations with measures of violence and
The majority of the incidents of aggression committed by this sample of Canadian forensic psychiatric patients did not lead to court findings of guilt. The
Experts in the field of violence risk assessment and psychopathy caution against the use of the PCL-R in predicting institutional violence among high-security custodial settings.
Minimization is a legal interrogation tactic that courts assume do not lead to implications of leniency. Results suggest that minimization does imply leniency in part