Chapter 6. People with Intellectual Disabilities who Offend or Are Alleged to Have Offended

  1. James Hogg and
  2. Arturo Langa
  1. Gillian Anderson

Published Online: 4 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773697.ch6

Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Service Providers' Guide

Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Service Providers' Guide

How to Cite

Anderson, G. (2005) People with Intellectual Disabilities who Offend or Are Alleged to Have Offended, in Assessing Adults with Intellectual Disabilities: A Service Providers' Guide (eds J. Hogg and A. Langa), The British Psychological Society and Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773697.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405102209

Online ISBN: 9780470773697

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Keywords:

  • intellectual disabilities;
  • risk assessment;
  • offending behaviour;
  • intellectual functioning;
  • adaptive behaviour

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Defining the Population

  • Prevalence of People with Intellectual Disabilities who Have Offended or Are Alleged to Have Offended

  • Characteristics of Offenders and Alleged Offenders

  • The Needs of People with Intellectual Disabilities who Offend or Are Alleged to Have Offended

  • Service Response to People who Offend or Are Alleged to Have Offended

  • Conclusion

  • References