Chapter 1. Overview and Structure of the Book

  1. Leam A. Craig BA (Hons), MSc, PhD, CSci, AFBPsS, EuroPsy, C.Psychol (Forensic) consultant forensic psychologist partner chartered psychologist chartered scientist holder Fellow1,
  2. William R. Lindsay PhD, C.Psychol, FBPsS Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist Professor Visiting Professor2 and
  3. Kevin D. Browne BSc, MSc, MEd, PhD, MI.Biol, AFBPsS, C.Psychol (Forensic) chartered biologist chartered psychologist Consultant3
  1. Leam A. Craig BA (Hons), MSc, PhD, CSci, AFBPsS, EuroPsy, C.Psychol (Forensic) consultant forensic psychologist partner chartered psychologist chartered scientist holder Fellow1,
  2. William R. Lindsay PhD, C.Psychol, FBPsS Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist Professor Visiting Professor2 and
  3. Kevin D. Browne BSc, MSc, MEd, PhD, MI.Biol, AFBPsS, C.Psychol (Forensic) chartered biologist chartered psychologist Consultant3

Published Online: 28 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665510.ch1

Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities: A Handbook

Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities: A Handbook

How to Cite

Craig, L. A., Lindsay, W. R. and Browne, K. D. (2010) Overview and Structure of the Book, in Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities: A Handbook (eds L. A. Craig, W. R. Lindsay and K. D. Browne), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470665510.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd, The Willows Clinic, Boldmere, Sutton Coldfield, UK

  2. 2

    Lead Clinician in Scotland and Head of Research for Castlebeck Care, Darlington, UK

  3. 3

    Institute of Work, Health & Organisations (I-WHO), University of Nottingham, International House, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, NG8 1BB, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd, The Willows Clinic, Boldmere, Sutton Coldfield, UK

  2. 2

    Lead Clinician in Scotland and Head of Research for Castlebeck Care, Darlington, UK

  3. 3

    Institute of Work, Health & Organisations (I-WHO), University of Nottingham, International House, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, NG8 1BB, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058381

Online ISBN: 9780470665510

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Keywords:

  • people with intellectual disability (ID) - behavioural disturbance and forensic problems;
  • sex offenders with ID - interchange of terms in describing individuals or groups of individuals with ID;
  • competent need assessment and treatment of sexual offenders with ID;
  • behaviour problems in people with severe and profound ID - construed as offences in able individuals;
  • growing interest in assessment and treatment of sexual offenders with ID;
  • characteristics, prevalence, and assessment issues for sexual offenders with ID;
  • up-to-date review of theories of sexual offending by men with ID;
  • diagnostic assessment and comorbidity;
  • risk assessment and risk and factors - associated with sexual re-offending;
  • MarleenVerhoeven's sexual offenders with ID and dialectical behaviour therapy application

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structure of the Book

  • References