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New and Noteworthy

April 2018



General Reports

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

The home-field advantage and the perils of professional judgment: Evaluating the performance of the Static-99R and the MnSOST-3 in predicting sexual recidivism.
Duwe G, Rocque M.
Law Hum Behav. 2018 Apr 5.

Reducing Violence in Correctional Institutions: Revalidation of the Inmate Risk Assessment for Violent, Nonsexual Victimization.
Labrecque RM, Scherer H, McCafferty JT.

Violence Vict.
2017 Dec 1.

Actuarial risk assessment of sexual offenders: The psychometric properties of the Sex Offender Risk Appraisal Guide (SORAG).
Rettenberger M, Rice ME, Harris G
T, Eher R.

Psychol Asses
. 2017 Jun;29(6):624-63


Public health alternatives to incarceration for drug offenders.
Clark N, Dolan K, Farabee D.
East Mediterr Health J. 2017 May 1;23(3):222-230

The potential of prison-based democratic therapeutic communities.
Bennett J, Shuker R.
Int J Prison Health. 2017 Mar 13;13(1):19-24.


Space for the Prisoner's Point of View.
Haupt L.
 Hastings Cent Rep. 2017 Mar;47(2):2.


PCL-R field validity in prison and hospital settings.
Jeandarme I, Edens JF, Habets P, et al

Law Hum Behav
. 2016 Dec 12

Psychological factors in exceptional, extreme and torturous environments.
Leach J
Extrem Physiol Med
2016 Jun 1;5:7.

The biasing effect of the "sexually violent predator" label on legal decisions.
Scurich N, Gongola J, Krauss DA.
Int J Law Psychiatry. 2016 May 18.

The Effects of Prison Visits From Family Members on Prisoners' Well-Being, Prison Rule Breaking, and Recidivism: A Review of Research Since 1991.
De Claire K, Dixon L.

Trauma Violence Abuse
. 2015 Aug 31.


The Stanford Prison Experiment: Implications for the Care of the "Difficult" Patient.
Onishi SL, Hebert RS.

Am J Hosp Palliat Care
. 2014 Sep 23. pii: 1049909114552126.

Heavy-light, absent-present: rethinking the 'weight' of imprisonment.
Crewe B, Liebling A, Hulley S.

Br J Sociol
. 2014 Sep;65(3):387-410

The Principle of Equivalence Reconsidered: Assessing the Relevance of the Principle of Equivalence in Prison Medicine.
Jotterand F, Wangmo T.

Am J Bioeth
. 2014 Jul;14(7):4-12.

The Impact of Relaxing Music on Prisoners' Levels of Anxiety and Anger.
Bensimon M, Einat T, Gilboa A.
Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. 2013 Nov 20.

Changes in mental state associated with prison environments: a systematic review.
Walker J, Illingworth C, Canning A, et al

Acta Psychiatr Scand
. 2013 Nov 18.

Applying the creating lasting family connections marriage enhancement program to marriages affected by prison reentry.
Shamblen SR, Arnold BB, McKiernan P, et al  

Fam Process
. 2013 Sep;52(3):477-98.

Commentary: toward an improved understanding of recidivism.
Carré AJ.
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law
. 2012;40(2):232-3.

Food allergies: the implications for correctional facilities.
Buskey RH, Macky RC, Brown NL.
J Correct Health Care. 2012 Apr;18(2):105-10.

Personality structure among prisoners: How valid is the five-factor model, and can it offer support for Eysenck's theory of criminality?
Ireland JL, Ireland CA.
Crim Behav Ment Health. 2010 Aug 24

Heterosexual Romantic Relationships Inside of Prison: Partner Status as Predictor of Loneliness, Sexual Satisfaction, and Quality of Life.
Carcedo RJ, Perlman D, Orgaz MB,  et al

Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol
. 2010 Jul 1

Parental incarceration: the challenges for attachment researchers.
Bretherton I.
Attach Hum Dev
. 2010 Jul;12(4):417-28

Spiritual Issues/Challenges

         Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
The Sense of Quality of Life and Religious Strategies of Coping with Stress in Prison Inmates.
Talik E, Skowroński B.

J Relig Health
. 2017 Jul 26


Pastoral Group Counselling at a High Security Prison in Israel: Integrating Pierre Janet's Psychological Analysis with Fritz Perls' Gestalt Therapy.
Brown P, Brown M.
J Pastoral Care Counsel. 2015 Mar;69(1):

Causation of Drug Abuse and Treatment Strategy: A Comparison of Counselors' Perceptions of Faith-Based and Secular Drug Treatment Programs. z
Chu DC, Sung HE.
Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol. 2012 Oct 15.

Direct and Indirect Effects of Religiosity on Valuation of Life Through Forgiveness and Social Provisions Among
Older Incarcerated Males

Randall GK, Bishop AJ.
. 2012 May 20.

Can Faith-Based Correctional Programs Work? An Outcome Evaluation of the InnerChange Freedom Initiative in Minnesota.
Duwe G, King M.
Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol
. 2012 Mar 21



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