Aggressive Offenders' Cognition Theory, Research and Practice

by Theresa A. Gannon

Part of the Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology Series

Aggressive Offenders' Cognition Theory, Research and Practice Synopsis

The book focuses specifically on aggressive offenders and is divided into two parts. Part I deals with sexual abusers whilst Part II is concerned with violent offenders. Each part discusses theory, latest research and treatment related information. Emphasis is placed on discussing cognition in context i.e. identifying the factors impacting upon and related to offenders cognition.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780470034019
Publication date: 19th October 2007
Author: Theresa A. Gannon
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 296 pages
Categories: Cognitivism, cognitive theory, Criminal or forensic psychology,

About Theresa A. Gannon

Theresa A. Gannon, DPhil, CPsychol, is Lecturer in Forensic Psychology at the University of Kent, United Kingdom, and also works in a practical setting, one day a week, at the Trevor Gibbens Unit Forensic Psychiatry Services, Kent, UK. Her research interests include the examination of cognition in child sexual abusers, rapists and violent offenders using experimental techniques. She is lead investigator on two funded projects investigating the cognition of offenders. One is investigating the existence of offence-supportive schema in women sexual abusers and the other is the development of a pictorial cognitive test for adolescent offenders. Theresa is also interested ...

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