8. Functional Consistency in Female Forensic Psychiatric Patients: An Action System Theory Approach

  1. Michael Daffern clinical psychologist Senior Lecturer Consultant Principal Psychologist Special Lecturer3,4,5,
  2. Lawrence Jones Consultant Clinical Forensic Psychologist Lead Psychologist Chair6 and
  3. John Shine Consultant Forensic Psychologist member7,8
  1. Katarina Fritzon Associate Professor1 and
  2. Sarah Miller Head of Psychology2

Published Online: 14 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470970270.ch8

Offence Paralleling Behaviour: A Case Formulation Approach to Offender Assessment and Intervention

Offence Paralleling Behaviour: A Case Formulation Approach to Offender Assessment and Intervention

How to Cite

Fritzon, K. and Miller, S. (2010) Functional Consistency in Female Forensic Psychiatric Patients: An Action System Theory Approach, in Offence Paralleling Behaviour: A Case Formulation Approach to Offender Assessment and Intervention (eds M. Daffern, L. Jones and J. Shine), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470970270.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Australia

  2. 4

    Forensicare, Australia

  3. 5

    Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

  4. 6

    Peaks Unit, Rampton Hospital, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, UK

  5. 7

    East London and the City Mental Health NHS Trust, London, UK

  6. 8

    The Millfields Unit, Centre for Forensic Mental Health, London, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Psychology Department, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    HM Prison Shotts, Scotland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 24 SEP 2010

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology

Book Series Editors:

  1. Mary McMurran5 and
  2. Clive Hollin9

Series Editor Information

  1. 5

    Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

  2. 9

    New Academic Unit, Department of Health Sciences, The University of Leicester, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470744482

Online ISBN: 9780470970270

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Keywords:

  • Functional Consistency in Female Forensic Psychiatric Patients: An Action System Theory Approach;
  • offence paralleling behaviour (OPB);
  • therapeutic community (TC);
  • Measuring OPBs and Behavioural Consistency;
  • regional secure unit (RSU);
  • multidimensional scaling (MDS);
  • The Action System Model as a Framework for Understanding Variations in OPBs;
  • ‘Controlling Anger and Learning to Manage It’ (CALM);
  • Formulation of Fire-Setting Behaviour

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Measuring OPBs and Behavioural Consistency

  • The Action System Model as a Framework for Understanding Variations in OPBs

  • Case Study

  • Formulation of Fire-Setting Behaviour

  • Conclusion

  • References