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Offenders of intimate partner violence: Aggressive antisocial behavior and mental health

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Title: Offenders of intimate partner violence: Aggressive antisocial behavior and mental health
Authors: Sjödin, Anna-Kari
Issue Date: 5-Oct-2017
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry
Parts of work: I. Soderstrom H et al. Adult psychopathic personality with childhood-onset hyperactivity and conduct disorder: a central problem constellation in forensic psychiatry. Psychiatry Research. 2004; 121:271-280.

II. Sjodin, A-K et al. Dating violence compared to other types of violence: similar offenders but different victims. The European Journal of Psychology Applied to the Legal Context. 2017; 9(2)83-91.

III. Sjodin, A-K et al. Evidence for two levels of intimate partner violence and aggression among incarcerated young male violent offenders. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. 2017 (in press).

IV. Sjodin, A-K et al. Situational Action Theory Applied to the Context of Intimate Partner Violence: A Case Vignette study. (manuscript).
Date of Defence: 2017-10-27
Disputation: Fredagen den 27 oktober 2017, kl. 13.00, Sal Torgny Segerstedt, Universitetsbyggnaden, Vasaplatsen 1, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Intimate Partner Violence
Dating Violence
Violent Offenders
Situational Action Theory
Abstract: Background: Studies on the impact of mental disorders on aggressive antisocial behaviors constitutes an extensive body of literature. What patterns of mental disorders that contribute the most to the development of such behaviors are being debated. Aggressive behaviors towards an intimate partner (IPV) are often studied as a unique form of violence while offender characteristics have not been in focus. Equally important are studies of immediate situational causes of IPV crime. The Situational Ac... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0311-4 (print)
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