Offence Paralleling Behaviour: A Case Formulation Approach by Michael Daffern, Lawrence Jones, John Shine

By Michael Daffern, Lawrence Jones, John Shine

New to the Wiley sequence in Forensic medical Psychology, Offence Paralleling Behaviour provides an unique framework of individualised review and remedy equipment for clinicians operating within the forensic atmosphere. offers a framework that is helping practitioners to spot and paintings with offence-relevant behaviour and facts pro-social changeDescribes how Offence Paralleling Behaviour (OPB) may be effectively pointed out and utilized in threat review and therapy planningBrings jointly top lecturers and frontline clinicians, together with psychiatric nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, occupational therapists, drug and alcohol experts, and correctional officials, in addition to that includes the perspectives of prisoners on OPBPresents equipment which enable employees to spot and use OPB in medical perform

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A number of linkage strategies have been identified in the literature, Jaccard’s coefficient being the most common. This is a measure of similarity for variables where the presence or absence of a feature is recorded as binary data. As a measure it does not take into account joint non-occurrences of behaviour. It is argued that this is useful for data where non-occurrence does not mean non-existence. A taxonomic similarity measure has recently been suggested (Woodhams & Toye, 2007) as potentially less sensitive to missing data.

Jones (2007) outlined some of these biases and suggested that clinicians need to be trained about them and about how they can be offset in the context of developing OPB formulations. Little work has been done on this, and this issue is further addressed in the final chapter. RELATED CONSTRUCTS IN OTHER FIELDS OF APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY Relapse Prodromes Birchwood (1994) in work with psychosis has developed an intervention based on identifying, on a case-by-case basis, a ‘relapse prodrome’ or relapse signature.

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