Chapter 9. Violence-Related Cognition: Current Research

  1. Theresa A. Gannon DPhil, CPsychol Lecturer lead investigator1,
  2. Tony Ward PhD, DipClinPsyc Director2,
  3. Anthony R. Beech PhD, CPsychol professor Fellow3 and
  4. Dawn Fisher PhD Head Senior Research Fellow4,5
  1. Rachael M. Collie Clinical Psychologist,
  2. James Vess Senior Lecturer and
  3. Sharlene Murdoch Clinical Psychologist

Published Online: 17 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470746295.ch9

Aggressive Offenders' Cognition: Theory, Research, and Practice

Aggressive Offenders' Cognition: Theory, Research, and Practice

How to Cite

Collie, R. M., Vess, J. and Murdoch, S. (2007) Violence-Related Cognition: Current Research, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

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

  4. 4

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

  5. 5

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

Author Information

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

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. Hollin6 and
  2. Mary McMurran7

Series Editor Information

  1. 6

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

  2. 7

    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:

  • violence-related cognition - current research;
  • distinctions between cognitive content, cognitive structures and cognitive processing;
  • aggressive or violent attitudes;
  • EXPAGG-M with New Zealand male prisoners - instrumental beliefs scale correlated with the AQ;
  • impression management;
  • cognitive content summary;
  • cognitive processing - questionnaire studies;
  • Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles (PICTS);
  • cognitive processing summary

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition and Methodology Issues

  • Cognitive Content

  • Cognitive Processing

  • Cognitive Structures: Schema

  • Summary and Clinical Implications

  • Concluding Comments

  • References