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Attachment style, psychotic phenomena and the relationship with aggression: investigation in a general population sample (2018)
Journal Article
Whale, K., Green, K., & Browne, K. (2018). Attachment style, psychotic phenomena and the relationship with aggression: investigation in a general population sample. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, doi:10.1108/JACPR-04-2018-0356. ISSN 1759-6599

Purpose: This study aimed to explore the relationship between attachment style, sub-clinical symptoms of psychosis and aggression in a general population sample. Design: Using both convenience and snowball sampling, participants in the community (n=... Read More

A critique of the revised Conflict Tactics Scales-2 (CTS-2) (2017)
Journal Article
Jones, R. T., Browne, K., & Chou, S. (2017). A critique of the revised Conflict Tactics Scales-2 (CTS-2). Aggression and Violent Behavior, 37, (83-90). doi:10.1016/j.avb.2017.08.005. ISSN 1359-1789

The purpose of this review is to critically evaluate the Conflict Tactics Scales-2, a measure used worldwide for research and clinical practices. The reliability, validity and normative samples of the CTS-2 are considered and compared with similar ps... Read More

The relationship between childhood maltreatment and violence to others in individuals with psychosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2017)
Journal Article
Green, K., Browne, K., & Chou, S. (in press). The relationship between childhood maltreatment and violence to others in individuals with psychosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Trauma, Violence, and Abuse, doi:10.1177/1524838017708786

Background: There is a growing body of literature identifying a relationship between experiences of child abuse and symptoms of psychosis in adults. However, the impact of this relationship on risk of violence has not been systematically explored. A... Read More

The impact of extrafamilial victimization and poly-victimization on the psychological well-being of English young people (2017)
Journal Article
Jackson-Hollis, V., Joseph, S., & Browne, K. (2017). The impact of extrafamilial victimization and poly-victimization on the psychological well-being of English young people. Child Abuse and Neglect, 67, doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2017.03.004. ISSN 1873-7757

Childhood victimization impacts on the well-being of children and young people, particularly those experiencing an extreme amount of different types of victimization (i.e., poly-victims). However, limited attention has been given to the impact of dif... Read More

The differences between sex offenders who victimise older women and sex offenders who offend against children (2016)
Journal Article
Browne, K. D., Hines, M., & Tully, R. (in press). The differences between sex offenders who victimise older women and sex offenders who offend against children. Aging and Mental Health, 22(1), doi:10.1080/13607863.2016.1202892. ISSN 1360-7863

Objectives: Within the literature on sex offending, much attention is paid to the distinction between those sex offenders who offend against adults and those who offend against children. In contrast, there is a paucity of research into sex offenders... Read More

A systematic review on the relationship between self-esteem and interrogative suggestibility (2016)
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and interrogative suggestibility. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, doi:10.1080/14789949.2016.1201844. ISSN 1478-9949

Some factors, such as age, learning disability and mental health difficulties, have been identified as making police suspects more vulnerable to suggestibility and false confessions during interview. However, there has been no systematic review on th... Read More

A systematic review and meta-analysis of the characteristics of multiple perpetrator sexual offences (2016)
Journal Article
Bamford, J., Chou, S., & Browne, K. D. (2016). A systematic review and meta-analysis of the characteristics of multiple perpetrator sexual offences. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 28, doi:10.1016/j.avb.2016.04.001. ISSN 1359-1789

This systematic review examined the demographic and offence variables in group sexual offending. Eight bibliographic databases and three thesis portals were searched. The reference lists of five papers and one textbook were hand searched. Nine expert... Read More

The prevalence of childhood victimization experienced outside of the family: findings from an English prevalence study (2015)
Journal Article
Jackson, V., Browne, K., & Joseph, S. (2016). The prevalence of childhood victimization experienced outside of the family: findings from an English prevalence study. Child Abuse and Neglect, 51, doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2015.08.006. ISSN 0145-2134

There has been little research carried out in the United Kingdom (UK) aimed at providing a holistic exploration of the victim experiences of young people within the school and community environments (extrafamilial victimization). This study therefore... Read More