Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Scopus Web of Science® Altmetric
Full metadata record
DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorHeseltine, Karemen
dc.contributor.authorHowells, Kevinen
dc.contributor.authorDay, Andrewen
dc.identifier.citationBehaviour Research and Therapy, 2010; 48(3):246-250en
dc.description.abstractAnger-management interventions are widely delivered in the criminal justice and forensic mental health systems. Whilst previous research has generally supported the thesis that anger management is an effective intervention for anger problems in general there remains a need to determine its effectiveness with offender populations. This paper reports the results of a controlled outcome study of a 20 h anger-management program offered to offenders. Those receiving treatment showed improvements in their knowledge about anger, but showed little change on measures of anger and anger expression when compared to waiting-list controls. Scores on measures of treatment readiness and level of need for treatment were however, correlated with post-treatment improvement. These findings are discussed in terms of their implications for the assessment and selection of appropriate participants for offender anger-management programs.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityKaren Heseltine, Kevin Howells, Andrew Dayen
dc.publisherPergamon-Elsevier Science Ltden
dc.rights© 2009 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.en
dc.subjectAnger; Treatment; Offenders; Outcomeen
dc.titleBrief anger interventions with offenders may be ineffective: A replication and extensionen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Psychologyen
Appears in Collections:Psychology publications

Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.