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Predicting violent behavior

an assessment of clinical techniques

by John Monahan

  • 183 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Sage Publications in Beverly Hills, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Violence -- Forecasting.,
  • Prediction (Psychology),
  • Psychodiagnostics.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 171-181.

    StatementJohn Monahan ; introduction by Stanley L. Brodsky ; foreword by Saleem A. Shah.
    SeriesSage library of social research ;, v. 114
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC569.5.V55 M65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 p. ;
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4255246M
    ISBN 100803913133, 0803913141
    LC Control Number81000581

    Abstract. Assaultive behavior in psychiatric inpatients presents a major problem, Besides the obvious physical danger to the victims among patients and staff, it impairs the effectiveness of treatment programs, and has a negative impact on staff morale.   Clinical Prediction of Violent Behavior book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. As therapists are increasingly held legally respon /5(2).

      The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker (animated book summary) Predict violent behavior, live a safer life With the recent, tragic mass shooting in Las Vegas by . Predicting violent behavior among persons with mental illness has always been an important part of the mental health professions, but especially so since the s, when commitment laws began to specifically require such prediction in order to involuntarily hospitalize people in psychiatric crisis.

      The prediction of violent behavior is an important public safety aim for forensic and correction personnel, as they make decisions regarding release from prison (Kubiak, Kim, Bybee, & Eshelman, ).Offender risk assessment instruments are used by these professionals as a tool to assist in the prediction of recidivism and violent behavior. being unable to establish which factors uniquely predict violence. Because frequent offenders engage in violence, as well as exhibit many other forms of antisocial behavior, studies of violence typically are not identifying a distinct violent offender so much as predicting “violent offenses [that] are.


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$Cited by:   Often t ` essential reading for those confronted with the ethical and professional dilemmas involved in predicting violent behavior.

Lawyers are destined to become familiar with Monahan's book, and mental health professionals will surely want to keep a step ahead.' -- Contemporary Psychology, Vol 27 No 25/5(1).

1. The people who Predicting violent behavior book in violent behavior sometimes, but not always, had a history of violent behavior. The same could be said of suicidal patients. People who kill themselves often have a. ` essential reading for those confronted with the ethical and professional dilemmas involved in predicting violent behavior.

Lawyers are destined to become familiar with Monahan's book, and. Descriptive statistics and correlations for the full sample (n = ), and separately for boys (n = ) and girls (n = ), are reported in Table 1, Table cent boys and girls differed significantly on all variables of interest ().As expected, boys reported more exposure to community violence, more acceptance of the use of violence, and more violent behavior in 12th grade and at.

The ability to accurately predict violence and other forms of serious antisocial behavior would provide important societal benefits, and there is substantial enthusiasm for the potential predictive accuracy of neuroimaging techniques.

Here, we review the current status of violence prediction using actuarial and clinical methods, and assess the current state of by: This paper discusses the classification of individuals as violent persons and the prediction of individual acts of violence.

It is based on a review of research reports that implicitly or explicitly define violence as physically harmful behavior carried out by an individual and directed against others. Aronson, Jan 1, - Psychology - pages 0 Reviews As therapists are increasingly held legally responsible for failing to predict their client''s violent behaviour, the pressure to know and.

This report conveys the findings and recommendations of the Defense Science Board (DSB) Task Force (TF) on Predicting Violent Behavior.

This study was chartered and co-sponsored by the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) and the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (USD(P)). This idea first gained momentum when researcher and psychiatrist J.M.

Macdonald published a controversial review in of earlier studies that suggested a link between these childhood behaviors. “The future direction should be to identify risk factors that have causal relationships with violent behavior and not those which predict violent behavior.

science chapter books. Methods. A comparison was made of birth cohorts in Brazil and Britain, including measures of behaviour problems based on parental report at and self-reports of crime at age 18 (N = 3, Brazil; N = 4, Britain).Confounders were measured in the perinatal period and at age 11 in questionnaires completed by the mother and, in Brazil, searches of police records regarding parental.

However, neither of these tests reliably predicts individual behavior. Although high scorers on the PCL-R are 3–4 times more likely than non-psychopaths to commit a violent offense after release.

Past history of violence is another major predictor of violent behavior, yet in many states these same civil rights attorneys have restricted testimony regarding past episodes of violence in determining the present need for hospitalization and assisted treatment.) Share This Page.

Psychiatric diagnoses associated with increased risk of violence include schizophrenia, bipolar mania, alcohol and other substance abuse, and personality disorders. In clinical practice, however, I find psychiatric diagnoses less useful in predicting violence than the patient’s arousal state and the other risk factors discussed above.

For example Gavin De Becker's work and book "The Gift of Fear." It's people like Dr. Neuman that would recommend a violent criminal for parole so they could get out and commit more violence.

Reply. Predicting Workplace Violence: The Problem with Profiles. Stopping workplace violence is a high priority for anyone filling a supervisory position in their organization. The study also concluded that arson is not a good predictor of future violence. Cruelty to Animals. This is probably the most famous trait that people assume will predict violent behavior.

The reason that psychologists believe that children and adolescents torture and kill small animals is also because of humiliation at home. Workplace violence can take on many avenues. It includes any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation or other threatening or disruptive behavior.

The authors believe that the results of this program of research present a unique opportunity to draw some conclusions about the prediction of violent behavior and the management of violent offenders that apply in a wide variety of contexts.

Aggressive Behavior. Early View. RESEARCH ARTICLE. The utility of the Psychopathy Checklist‐Revised (PCL‐R) facet and item scores in predicting violent recidivism. Ji Seun Sohn. Corresponding Author. E-mail address: @The ability to accurately predict violence and other forms of serious antisocial behavior would provide important societal benefits, and there is substantial enthusiasm for the potential predictive accuracy of neuroimaging techniques.

Here, we review the current status of violence prediction using actuarial and clinical methods, and assess the.Book Reviews: Predicting Violent Behavior: An Assessment of Clinical Techniques, John Monahan. Pp. Beverly Hills, Calif., Sage, Show all authors.

Stephen E. Schlesinger. Stephen E. Schlesinger. Veterans Administration Hospital Hines, Illinois Department of Psychiatry School of Medicine Loyola University Maywood, Illinois.