Title

Functional consistency in female forensic psychiatric patients: An action system theory approach

Date of this Version

1-1-2010

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Details

Citation only.

Fritzon, K., & Miller, S. (2010). Functional consistency in female forensic psychiatric patients: An action system theory approach. In M. Daffern, L. Jones & J. Shine (Eds.), Offence paralleling behaviour: A case formulation approach to offender assessment and intervention (pp. 137-150). United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

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2010 HERDC submission. FoR Code: 170100

© Copyright 2010 John Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN

978-0-470-74447-5

Abstract

New to the Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology, Offence Paralleling Behaviour presents an original framework of individualised assessment and treatment methods for clinicians working in the forensic environment.

  • Provides a framework that helps practitioners to identify and work with offence-relevant behaviour and evidence pro-social change
  • Describes how Offence Paralleling Behaviour (OPB) can be successfully identified and used in risk assessment and treatment planning
  • Brings together leading academics and frontline clinicians, including psychiatric nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, occupational therapists, drug and alcohol specialists, and correctional officers, as well as featuring the views of prisoners on OPB
  • Presents methods which allow staff to identify and use OPB in clinical practice

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