LOGIN TO YOUR ACCOUNT

Username
Password
Remember Me
Or use your Academic/Social account:

CREATE AN ACCOUNT

Or use your Academic/Social account:

Congratulations!

You have just completed your registration at OpenAire.

Before you can login to the site, you will need to activate your account. An e-mail will be sent to you with the proper instructions.

Important!

Please note that this site is currently undergoing Beta testing.
Any new content you create is not guaranteed to be present to the final version of the site upon release.

Thank you for your patience,
OpenAire Dev Team.

Close This Message

CREATE AN ACCOUNT

Name:
Username:
Password:
Verify Password:
E-mail:
Verify E-mail:
*All Fields Are Required.
Please Verify You Are Human:
fbtwitterlinkedinvimeoflicker grey 14rssslideshare1
Spruin, Elizabeth; Canter, David V.; Youngs, Donna E.; Coulston, Belinda (2014)
Publisher: Routledge
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: H1

Classified by OpenAIRE into

mesheuropmc: education
The study explored the personal narratives of Mentally Disordered Offenders (MDOs) and the impact various mental disorders had on the structure of the offenders’ criminal narratives. Seventy adult male offenders who were sectioned under the United Kingdom’s Mental Health Act 2007 were recruited for the study. Participants were provided with a 36 item Criminal Narrative Role Questionnaire. Smallest Space Analysis found four criminal narrative themes (Victim, Revenger, Hero, Professional), which indicated clear distinctions in the narrative experience of MDOs. The major differences were found to be related to the vulnerability of the offender’s mental disorder.
  • The results below are discovered through our pilot algorithms. Let us know how we are doing!

    • Bal, P., & Koenraadt, F. (2000). Criminal law and mentally ill offenders in comparative perspective. Psychology, Crime & Law, 6, 219−250. DOI: 10.1080/10683160008409805
    • Baumeister, R. F., & Newman, L. S. (1994). How stories make sense of personal experiences: Bulletin, 20, 676-690. DOI: 10.1177/0146167294206006
    • Blair, R. (2005). Applying a cognitive neuroscience perspective to the disorder of psychopathy. Development and Psychopathology, 17, 865-891. DOI: 10.1017/S0954579405050418
    • Booker, C (2005). The seven basic plots: Why we tell stories. London: Continuum.
    • Bruner, J. (1990). Life as narrative. Social Research, 54, 11-32.
    • Canter, D.V. (1985). Facet Theory New York: Springer-Verlag
    • Canter, D. (1994). Criminal Shadows. London: HarperCollins.
    • Canter, D. (2008). In the Kingdom of the Blind. In D. C. a. R.Zukaiskiene (Ed.), Psychology and law: Bridging the gap (pp. 1 -22). Aldershot: Ashgate.
    • Canter, D. (2010). Criminals' personal narrative. In: The Cambridge Handbook of Forensic Psychology. Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology . Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.
    • Canter, D., Ioannou, M., & Youngs, D. (2009). Safer Sex in the City. London: Ashgate
    • Canter, D., Kaouri, C., & Ioannou, M. (2003). The Facet Structure of Criminal Narratives. Paper presented at the 9th International Facet Theory Conference.
    • Canter., D & Youngs, D. (2009). Investigative Psychology: Offender profiling and the analysis of criminal action. London: John Wiley & Sons .
    • Canter, D., & Youngs, D. (2012). Narratives of criminal action and forensic psychology. Legal and Criminal Psychology, 17, 262 - 275.
    • Frye, H.N. (1957). Anatomy of criticism: Four essays. In D, Canter., & D, Youngs, Investigative Psychology: Offender profiling and the analysis of criminal action (Chapter 6). London: John Wiley & Sons.
    • Guttman, L. (1968). A general nonmetric technique for finding the smallest coordinate space for a configuration point. Psychometrika, 33, 469-506.
    • Hare, R. (1993). Without conscience: The disturbing world of the psychopaths among us. New York: Simon & Schuster.
    • Knight, L. & Stephens, M. (2009). Mentally disordered offenders in prison: a tale of neglect?. Internet Journal of Criminology. Retrieved from www.internetjournalofcriminology.com.
    • Laing, J (1999). Diversion of mentally disordered offenders: victim and offender perspectives. Criminal Law Review, 805-819.
    • Lamb, R., Weinberger, H., & Gross, B. (1999). Community treatment of severely mentally ill offenders under the jurisdiction of the criminal justice system: A Review. Psychiatric Services, 50, 907-913.
    • McAdams, D. (1988) Biography, narratives and lives: an introduction. Journal of Personality, 56, 1-18.
    • McAdams, D. P. (1985). Power, intimacy, and the life story: Personological inquiries into identity. New York: Guilford Press.
    • McAdams, D. P. (2006). The redemptive self: Stories Americans live by. New York: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-6494.1988.tb00460.x
    • Maruna, S. (2001). Making Good: How ex-convicts reform and rebuild their lives, Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Books.
    • Melamed, Y. (2012). Mentally ill persons who commit crimes: Punished or treatment? Journal of American Academic Psychiatry Law, 38, 100 - 103.
    • Tremeau, F. (2006). A review of emotion deficits in schizophrenia. Dialogues Clinical Neuroscience, 8, 59 - 70.
    • Wallace, C., Mullen, P., Burgess, P., Palmer, S., Ruschena, D., & Browne, C. (1998). Serious criminal offending and mental disorder. Case linage study. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 172, 477 - 484.
    • Youngs, D. (2004). Personality correlates of offence style. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 1, 99 -119. DOI: 10.1002/jip.8
    • Youngs, D., & Cantor, D. (2011). Narrative roles in criminal action: An integrative framework for differentiating offenders. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 17, 233 - 249.
    • Zechmeister, J., & Romero, C. (2002). Victim and offender accounts of interpersonal conflict: Autobiographical narratives of forgiveness and unforgiveness. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 82, 675-686. DOI: 10.1037/0022-3514.82.4.675
  • Inferred research data

    The results below are discovered through our pilot algorithms. Let us know how we are doing!

    Title Trust
    73
    73%
  • Discovered through pilot similarity algorithms. Send us your feedback.

Share - Bookmark

Cite this article