Chapter 6. Intellectual Disabilities and Crime: Issues in Assessment, Intervention and Management

  1. Adrian Needs and
  2. Graham Towl
  1. William R. Lindsay,
  2. Jacqueline Law and
  3. Fiona MacLeod

Published Online: 1 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693971.ch6

Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice

Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice

How to Cite

Lindsay, W. R., Law, J. and MacLeod, F. (2008) Intellectual Disabilities and Crime: Issues in Assessment, Intervention and Management, in Applying Psychology to Forensic Practice (eds A. Needs and G. Towl), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693971.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405105415

Online ISBN: 9780470693971

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Keywords:

  • learning disability;
  • criminal population;
  • intellectual disability;
  • special schooling;
  • iowa prisions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Prevalence of People with Intellectual Disabilities in the Criminal Population

  • Characteristics and Patterns of Offending

  • Assessment

  • Case Examples

  • Treatment

  • Outcome

  • Future Directions