Assessment and treatment of distorted schemas in sexual offenders

Beech, Anthony R. and Bartels, Ross M. and Dixon, Louise (2013) Assessment and treatment of distorted schemas in sexual offenders. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, 14 (1). pp. 54-66. ISSN 1524-8380

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Abstract

The aim of this review is to examine the literature related to the assessment and treatment of sex offenders’ distorted schemas. Where appropriate, the review draws upon current insights from the field of social cognition to aid in the critical evaluation of the findings. First, the review considers the various different methodologies for assessing distorted schemas, discussing their strengths and limitations. Second, the review examines the work related to the treatment of sex offenders’ schemas. Suggestions for future research, and the implications for clinical practice, are highlighted in the article.

Keywords:schemas, sex offenders, indirect measures, schema therapy, distorted cognition
Subjects:C Biological Sciences > C800 Psychology
C Biological Sciences > C810 Applied Psychology
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Psychology
ID Code:11801
Deposited On:05 Sep 2013 13:08

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