Offenders with Developmental Disabilities
Copyright © 2004 John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Editor(s): William R. Lindsay, John L. Taylor, Peter Sturmey
Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
Print ISBN: 9780470854105
Online ISBN: 9780470713440
About the Author
William R. Lindsay,PhD, Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist, The State Hospital, Carstairs; Head of Clinical Psychology (Intellectual Disability) NHS Tayside & Chair of Learning Disabilities, University of Abertay Dundee, Dundee, UK
Bill Lindsay is Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist at the State Hospital, Head of Clinical Psychology (Learning Disabilities) in Tayside and Professor of Learning Disabilities at the University of Abertay, Dundee, Scotland. He is a practicing clinician, has over 150 publications, and has directed several major research projects.
John L.Taylor, DPsychol, Head of Psychological Therapies&Research and Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Northgate & Prudhoe NHS Trust, Northumberland & Principal Lecturer in Clinical Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Since qualifying as a clinical psychologist, John Taylor has worked mainly in developmental disability and forensic services in community, medium secure, special hospital and prison settings in the UK. In recent years he has published work related to his research interests in assessment and treatment of offenders with developmental disabilities in a range of research and professional journals.
Peter Sturmey, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology, Queens College and The Graduate Center, City University of New York & Research Associate at the Institute for Basic Research, Staten Island, USA
Peter Sturmey has published widely on intellectual disabilities, especially in the areas of challenging behaviours, functional assessment, dual diagnosis and staff training.
His current research interests include restraint reduction, client preferences for staff members, mood disorders and dissemination of behavioural technology.