Chapter 9. Psychopathy and other Personality Disorders in Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities

  1. Leam A. Craig BA (Hons), MSc, PhD, CSci, AFBPsS, EuroPsy, C.Psychol (Forensic) consultant forensic psychologist partner chartered psychologist chartered scientist holder Fellow2,
  2. William R. Lindsay PhD, C.Psychol, FBPsS Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist Professor Visiting Professor3 and
  3. Kevin D. Browne BSc, MSc, MEd, PhD, MI.Biol, AFBPsS, C.Psychol (Forensic) chartered biologist chartered psychologist Consultant4
  1. Catrin Morrissey PhD, C.Psychol chartered forensic psychologist lead psychologist

Published Online: 28 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665510.ch9

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

Morrissey, C. (2010) Psychopathy and other Personality Disorders in Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

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

Author Information

  1. National High Secure Learning Disability service at Rampton Hospital, 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:

  • psychopathy and other personality disorders in sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities;
  • personality disorders in forensic populations;
  • personality disorders with antisocial and psychopathic features - and criminal behaviour;
  • sexual offending - relationship between personality disorder and sexual offending;
  • personality disorder and treatment - very resistant to change;
  • sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities;
  • assessment of personality disorder - using structured assessment format relating to either ICD-10 or DSM-IV criteria;
  • guidance for assessment of psychopathy using PCL-R/PCL: SV;
  • assessment of personality disorder in sexual offenders with intellectual disabilities;
  • personality disorder and psychopathy - important considerations in assessment and treatment of sex offenders with ID

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Personality Disorder and Intellectual Disability

  • Assessment of Personality Disorder in Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Conclusions

  • References