Yochelson and Samenow

Turning to Crime G543

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  • Yochelson and Samenow - Cognitive Thinking Patterns
  • Longitudinal Study - 14 years
    • Yochelson and Samenow - Cognitive Thinking Patterns
  • Interviews conducted over a number of years
    • 255 male offenders from America (various backgrounds)
      • Judged Not Guilty for Reasons of Insanity
        • 255 male offenders from America (various backgrounds)
        • Aims
          • Understand the Criminal Personality
            • Aims
            • Establish techniques to alter that personality
              • Encourage an understanding of legal responsibility
                • Preventing Criminal Behavior
                  • No Control Group
                    • Face to face psychotherapy - Freudian
                      • Interviews conducted over a number of years
                      • Results Criminals are...
                        • Requests by teachers are impositions
                      • Dissatisfied, irritable and restless
                        • Results Criminals are...
                          • Requests by teachers are impositions
                      • Set themselves apart
                        • habitually angry
                          • Lacking Empathy
                            • No obligations to anyone
                              • Sample Represents sub group of Criminals - Psychopaths
                                • Winn and Bloom - Born good or Bad
                                  • Sample Represents sub group of Criminals - Psychopaths
                                  • Baron - cohen study on autism
                                    • Qualitative - Hard to analyse (subjective)
                                      • Cant be generalized to criminals not found incompetent
                                        • Judged Not Guilty for Reasons of Insanity
                                        • Androcentric
                                          • Most of these are found in anti social disorders
                                            • Lacking Internal Validity
                                              • Most of these are found in anti social disorders
                                              • Most psychopaths are known to lie
                                                • Decreasing validity and reliability
                                                  • Most psychopaths are known to lie
                                                  • Increasing concurrent Validity
                                                    • Winn and Bloom - Born good or Bad

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