Search for dissertations about: "Young offenders"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words Young offenders.

  1. 1. Swedish young offenders in community-based rehabilitative programmes : Patterns of antisocial behaviour, mental health, and recidivism

    Author : Hanna Ginner Hau; Ann-Charlotte Smedler; Philip Hwang; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Young offenders; Rehabilitation; Adolescence; Developmental psychology; Prevention; Risk assessment; Juvenile justice; Recidivism; Mental health; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this thesis was to explore patterns of antisocial behaviour, mental health and recidivism among Swedish young offenders in community-based rehabilitative programmes (n=189). Study I explored the character and severity of self-reported behavioural problems prior to programme participation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Caught in the Middle? : Young offenders in the Swedish and German criminal justice systems

    Author : Mareike Persson; Juridiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; straffrätt; unga lagöverträdare; criminal law; young offenders; juvenile criminal justice systems; juvenile legal consequences; sentencing; law in action; autopoiesis; socio-legal studies;

    Abstract : How should we respond to a criminal offence committed by a young person? It is obvious that this is a very complex question. Multiple factors play important roles: the offence itself, but also the juvenile’s background in terms of education, socialization, prior convictions, etc. READ MORE

  3. 3. Violence risk assessment in male and female mentally disordered offenders : differences and similarities

    Author : Susanne Strand; Henrik Belfrage; Kirsten Rasmussen; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Risk assessment; HCR-20; psychopathy; PCL:SV; female offenders; mentally disordered offenders; antisocial behavior; violent recidivism; Caring sciences; Vårdvetenskap;

    Abstract : When assessing the risk of violence, increasing interest has been shown in bringing science and practice closer together. Moving from clinical intuition in the first generation of risk assessment via actuarial scales in the second generation to the structured professional judgments where risk assessments are today produces better, more valid results when assessing the risk of violence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Young sex offenders : individual characteristics, agency reactions and criminal recidivism

    Author : Niklas Långström; Karolinska Institutet; Karolinska Institutet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; Forensic psychiatry; child and adolescent psychiatry; adolescents; young adults; sexual offences; criminality; risk assessment;

    Abstract : Background Young sex offenders (YSOs) commit a significant proportion of all reported sex crimes and many adult sex offenders report deviant sexual fantasies and sexually abusive behaviour already during adolescence. However, most previous research originates in North America. READ MORE

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

    Author : Anna-Kari Sjödin; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; 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. READ MORE