Edited By: Pamela J. Taylor, David Farrington, John Gunn, Mary McMurran
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Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health is an interdisciplinary journal connecting criminology and psychiatry to explore all aspects of the relationship between mental state and crime. The journal explores factors that influence this relationship, and particularly welcomes studies about pathways into and out of crime, treatment studies, and studies evaluating the impact of interventions and services designed to increase the safety of the public, the perpetrators, and victims.
Special Issue: Unhoused Individuals, Mental Disorders, and the Criminal Justice SystemCriminal Behaviour and Mental Health invites submissions of articles on reporting original, meta-analytic research introducing effective approaches or review articles on interventions relevant to unhoused individuals with mental and/or substance use disorders. We also welcome articles that advocate public policy solutions or changes to current practices for individuals who are homeless with a serious mental illness.
Deadline for Submissions: January 31st, 2024
A realist evaluation of an enhanced court‐based liaison and diversion service for defendants with neurodevelopmental disorders
-  6 November 2023
Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Youth Psychopathic Traits Inventory‐Short Version among young people in South Africa and the relationship of high scale scores to reported offending or similar deviant behaviour
-  1 November 2023
Psychopathology and history of mental healthcare among male detainees transferred to a facility for managing otherwise uncontrollable in‐prison violence: An exploratory study
-  20 October 2023
A critical review of undergraduate education and teaching in forensic psychiatry
-  10 October 2023
The following is a list of the most cited articles based on citations published in the last three years, according to CrossRef.
Some benefits of dichotomization in psychiatric and criminological research
-  14 March 2006
The predictive efficiency of school bullying versus later offending: A systematic/meta‐analytic review of longitudinal studies
-  3 March 2011
Bullying at school as a predictor of delinquency, violence and other anti‐social behaviour in adulthood
-  3 March 2011
Understanding the overlap between cyberbullying and cyberhate perpetration: Moderating effects of toxic online disinhibition
-  5 July 2019