Chapter 7. Cognitive Treatment “Just for Rapists”: Recent Developments

  1. Theresa A. Gannon DPhil, CPsychol Lecturer lead investigator3,
  2. Tony Ward PhD, DipClinPsyc Director4,
  3. Anthony R. Beech PhD, CPsychol professor Fellow5 and
  4. Dawn Fisher PhD Head Senior Research Fellow6,7
  1. Lynne Eccleston Lecturer1 and
  2. Karen Owen Forensic Psychologist Manager2

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470746295.ch7

Aggressive Offenders' Cognition: Theory, Research, and Practice

Aggressive Offenders' Cognition: Theory, Research, and Practice

How to Cite

Eccleston, L. and Owen, K. (2007) Cognitive Treatment “Just for Rapists”: Recent Developments, in Aggressive Offenders' Cognition: Theory, Research, and Practice (eds T. A. Gannon, T. Ward, A. R. Beech and D. Fisher), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470746295.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Psychology, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NP, UK

  2. 4

    Department of Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington 6001, New Zealand

  3. 5

    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK

  4. 6

    Llanarth Court Hospital, Raglan, Wales, NP15 2YD, UK

  5. 7

    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Criminology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 2010, Australia

  2. 2

    Sex Offender Programs, Corrections Victoria, Department of Justice, 19-21 Argyle Place, South Carlton 3053, Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 NOV 2007

Book Series:

  1. Forensic Clinical Psychology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Clive R. Hollin8 and
  2. Mary McMurran9

Series Editor Information

  1. 8

    Henry Wellcome Building, School of Psychology, University of Leicester, Leicester, LE1 9HN, UK

  2. 9

    School of Community Health Sciences, Division of Psychiatry, University of Nottingham, Duncan Macmillan House, Porchester Road, Nottingham, NG3 6AA, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470034026

Online ISBN: 9780470746295

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Keywords:

  • cognitive treatment “just for rapists” - recent developments;
  • rapists and child sexual abusers;
  • sexual offender programmes - using cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) interventions;
  • socioaffective functioning;
  • addressing rapists' treatment needs;
  • rapists' antisocial attitudes, beliefs and behaviours;
  • corrections Victoria – rapists' sex offender programme;
  • cognitive-driven process issues

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Rapists and Child Sexual Abusers – Different Treatment Needs?

  • Addressing Rapists' Treatment Needs

  • Corrections Victoria – Rapists' Sex Offender Programme

  • Conclusions

  • References