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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

A systematic review on factors affecting the likelihood of change blindness (2016)
Journal Article
Gibbs, R., Davies, G., & Chou, S. (in press). A systematic review on factors affecting the likelihood of change blindness. Crime Psychology Review, doi:10.1080/23744006.2016.1228799. ISSN 2374-4006

Background: The phenomenon of Change Blindness (CB) has been invoked in a number of fields of psychology, particularly eyewitness misidentification, but also hazard perception in driving behaviour. An extensive review of the existing literature sugge... Read More

A systematic review on the relationship between self-esteem and interrogative suggestibility (2016)
Journal Article
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

A systematic review on the effect of political imprisonment on mental health (2015)
Journal Article
Willis, S., Chou, S., & Hunt, N. (2015). A systematic review on the effect of political imprisonment on mental health. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 25A, 173-183. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2015.08.001

Accounts of political imprisonment indicate that political prisoners are likely to be exposed to a range of traumatic events, including maltreatment, psychological, and physical torture. The objective of this review is to evaluate the effects of poli... Read More

Psychological and social factors influencing patients' treatment selection for localised prostate cancer (2013)
Book
Robles, L. A., Chou, S., Cole, O. J., Hamid, A., Griffiths, A., & Vedhara, K. (2013). Psychological and social factors influencing patients' treatment selection for localised prostate cancer. In G. Hamilton (Ed.), Advances in prostate cancerIntech. doi:10.5772/52641

Chapter 3. Prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer in men in the United Kingdom (UK). A quarter of all new cases of cancer diagnosed in men are prostate cancers. In 2009, over 40,000 cases of prostate cancer were reported in the UK and m... Read More