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Recent publications produced by Forensicare and Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science staff are presented below. These publications are based on research conducted at Forensicare and/or in the field of forensic mental health.


Journal articles

Belshaw, J. (2020). Locked up or locked out: Time to reverse the social neglect of young people with forensic mental health issues. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 14(3), 249-251. doi:10.1111/eip.12952

Evans, A. M., Quinn, C., & McKenna, B. (2020). The governance of sexuality in a Recovery-oriented mental health service: Psychosis, consumers and clinical approaches. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 27(2), 194-202. doi:10.1111/jpm.12569

Hachtel, H., Fullam, R., Malone, A., Murphy, B. P., Huber, C., & Carroll, A. (2020). Victimization, violence and facial affect recognition in a community sample of first-episode psychosis patients. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 14(3), 283-292. doi:10.1111/eip.12853

Harris, S., Farnworth, L., & Mynard, L. (2020). Experiences of disclosure for vocational occupations by forensic mental health consumers. Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 52, 291-301. doi:10.3233/JVR-201078

Maguire, T., Ryan, J., & McKenna, B. (2020). Benchmarking to reduce restrictive practices in forensic mental health services: a Delphi study. Australasian Psychiatry, 1039856220946634. doi:10.1177/1039856220946634

Nanayakkara, V., Ogloff, J. R. P., Davis, M. R., & McEwan, T. E. (2020). Gender-based types of firesetting: clinical, behavioural and motivational differences among female and male firesetters. The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, 31(2), 273-291. doi:10.1080/14789949.2020.1720266

Petersson, J., & Strand, S. (2020). Characteristics and recidivism in relation to arrest: differentiating between partner violent perpetrator subtypes. Nordic Journal of Criminology.

Pettman, H., Loft. N., & Terry, R (2020) “We Deal Here With Grey”: Exploring professional boundary development in a forensic inpatient service. Journal of Forensic Nursing, 16(2), 118-125.

Pritchard, E., Normile, K., Khlentzos, D., Muro, J., & Mynard, L. (2020). What Should I Say? Supporting Mental Health Consumers to Navigate Disclosure of Sensitive Information. New Zealand Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67(2), 30-35.

Shepherd, S. M., & Masuka, G. (2020). Working with at-risk Culturally and Linguistically Diverse young people in Australia: Risk factors, programming, and service delivery. Criminal Justice Policy Review.

Simmons, M., McEwan, T., & Purcell, R. (2020). A social-cognitive investigation of young adults who abuse their parents. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Spivak, B. L., & Shepherd, S. M. (2020). Machine learning and forensic risk assessment: new frontiers. The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, 31(4), 571-581. doi:10.1080/14789949.2020.1779783

Wharewera-Mika, J., Cooper, E., Wiki, N., Prentice, K., Field, T., Cavney, J., . . . McKenna, B. (2020). The appropriateness of DUNDRUM-3 and DUNDRUM-4 for Māori in forensic mental health services in New Zealand: participatory action research. BMC Psychiatry, 20(1), 61. doi:10.1186/s12888-020-2468-x


Enticott, P., Curtis, A., & Ogloff, J. R. P. (2020). The neurobiology of aggression and violence. In S. Hupp and J. Jewell (Eds.). The encyclopaedia of child and adolescent development. John Wiley and Sons.  DOI: 10.1002/9781119171492

Habermeyer, E., Lau, S & Hachtel, H. (2019). The concept of severe mental disorder: A height mark with no alternative. In M. Heer, E. Habermeyer, & S. Bernard (Eds.), Severe mental disorders as a prerequisite for therapeutic measures (pp. 43-57). Bern: Stämpfli Verlag.

Henshaw, Marie; Darjee, Rajan; Clough, Jonathan A., 2020, Online child sexual offending, Childhood sexual abuse: Forensic issues in evidence, impact, and management / India Bryce and Wayne Petherick (eds.), Chapter 5, pp. 85-108

McEwan, T. E., & Davis, M. R. (2020). Is there a “Best” Stalking Typology?: Parsing the Heterogeneity of Stalking and Stalkers in an Australian Sample. In H. C. O. Chan & L. Sheridan (Ed.), Psycho-Criminological Approaches to Stalking Behavior: An International Perspective (pp. 115-136). West Sussex, UK: John Wiley and Sons.

Ogloff, J. R. P., & Davis, M. R. (2020). From Predicting Dangerousness to Assessing and Managing Risk for Violence: A journey through four generations. In J. S. Wormith, L.A. Craig & T Hogue. (Ed.), The Wiley Handbook of What Works in Violence Risk Management: Theory, research and practice (pp. (pp. 81-98). New York, NY: Wiley-Blackwell.

Ogloff, J. R. P., Veal, R. G., Shea, D. E., and McEwan, T. (2020). The role of psychopathy in stalking. In A.R. Felthous & A. H. Saß (Ed.), The Wiley international handbook of psychopathic disorders and the law (2nd Ed.). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Papalia, N. L., Luebbers, S., & Ogloff, J. R. P. (2020). A developmental lifecourse approach to the study of offending and victimization following child sexual abuse. In I. Bryce & W. Petherick (Ed.), Childhood Sexual Abuse: Forensic Issues in Evidence, Impact and Management (pp. 293-323): Elsevier (Academic Press).

Serin, R. C., Lowenkamp, C.T., & Lloyd, C.D. (2020). Managing violent offenders in the community: Re-entry and beyond. In J.S. Wormith, L.A. Craig & T. Hogue (Ed.), Handbook of What Works in Violence Risk Management: Theory, Research, and Practice (pp. 543-558): John Wiley & Sons.


Journal articles

Darjee, R. (2019). Sexual Sadism and Psychopathy in Sexual Homicide Offenders: An Exploration of Their Associates in a Clinical Sample. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 63(9), 1738-1765.

Guha, A., Luebbers, S., Papalia, N., & Ogloff, J. R. P. (2019). A follow-up study of mental health service utilisation in a cohort of 2433 sexually abused Australian children utilising five years of medical data. Child Abuse & Neglect, 90, 174-184.

Hachtel, H., Vogel, T., & Huber, C. G. (2019). Mandated Treatment and Its Impact on Therapeutic Process and Outcome Factors. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10. doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00219

Higley, C. A., Lloyd, C. D., & Serin, R. C. (2019). Age and motivation can be specific responsivity features that moderate the relationship between risk and rehabilitation outcome. Law and Human Behavior. doi:10.1037/lhb0000348

Meyer, M., Hachtel, H., & Graf, M. (2019). Special features regarding the therapeutic relationship with forensic-psychiatric patients. Forensische Psychiatrie, Psychologie, Kriminologie, 13(4), 362-370. doi:10.1007/s11757-019-00559-y

Maguire, T., Daffern, M., Bowe, S. J., & McKenna, B. (2019). Evaluating the impact of an electronic application of the Dynamic Appraisal of Situational Aggression with an embedded Aggression Prevention Protocol on aggression and restrictive interventions on a forensic mental health unit. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 28(5), 1186-1197. doi:10.1111/inm.12630

Papalia, N., Spivak, B., Daffern, M., & Ogloff, J. R. P. (2019). A meta‐analytic review of the efficacy of psychological treatments for violent offenders in correctional and forensic mental health settings. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 26(2). doi:10.1111/cpsp.12282

Quinn, C., Ryan, J., Fullam, R., McKenna, B. (2019). The Use of Restrictive Practices on Males Released from Prison and Entering Acute Mental Health Services: Cross-sectional Comparative Study, Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 40 (7) doi:10. 1080016128401572845.

Riordan, D., Browne, C., Korobanova, D., Dean, K., Kariuki, M., & Daffern, M. (2019). Imminent aggression in female forensic inpatients: A study assessing the predictive validity of the Dynamic Appraisal of Situational Aggression: Women’s Version (DASA: WV). International Journal of Forensic Mental Health, 1-10.

Skott, S., Beauregard, E., & Darjee, R. (2019). Female Sexual Homicide Offenders: A Descriptive and Comparative Study. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 64(1), 154-162.

Strand, S., & Storey, J. (2019). Intimate Partner Violence in Urban, Rural, and Remote Areas: An Investigation of Offense Severity and Risk Factors. Violence Against Women, 25(2), 188-207. doi:10.1177/1077801218766611

Sarkar, J. (2019). Borderline personality disorder and violence. Australasian Psychiatry, 27(6), 578-580. doi:10.1177/1039856219878644

Sullivan, D. (2019). Post-sentence detention and supervision: The role of multi-agency panels. Journal of Law and Medicine, 27(1), 29-36. PMID: 31682339.

Thomas, S. D. M., Daffern, M., Nixon, M., & Ogloff, J. (2019). Crime and victimisation among people with intellectual disability with and without comorbid mental disorder. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 32(5), 1088-1095.

Tyler, N., Gannon, T. A., Ciardha, C. O., Ogloff, J. R. P., & Stadolnik, R. (2019). Deliberate firesetting: An international public health issue. The Lancet Public Health, 4, e371-e372.

Books/book chapters

Habermeyer, E., Lau, S & Hachtel, H. (2019). The concept of severe mental disorder: A height mark with no alternative. In M. Heer, E. Habermeyer, & S. Bernard (Eds.), Severe mental disorders as a prerequisite for therapeutic measures (pp. 43-57). Bern: Stämpfli Verlag.

McEwan, T. (2019). Screening assessment for stalking and harassment (sash). In R. Morgan (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of criminal psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 1294-1295). SAGE Publications, Inc.

Sturmey, P., McMurran, M. & Daffern, M. (2019). Case Formulation and Treatment Planning. In D.L.L. Polaschek, A. Day & C.R. Hollin (Ed.), The Wiley International Handbook of Correctional Psychology (pp. 476-487). Hoboken, USA: Wiley Blackwell.


Journal articles

Brown, T., McKenna, B., & Furness, T. (2018). Impact of a nurse practitioner role on metabolic monitoring completion and referrals for consumers admitted to the intensive care area of an acute inpatient psychiatric unit. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 27(1), 341-348. doi:10.1111/inm.12327

Daffern, M., Simpson, K., Ainslie, H., & Chu, S. (2018). The impact of intensive inpatient violent offender treatment on intermediary treatment targets, violence risk and aggressive behaviour in a sample of mentally disordered offenders. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, 29(2), 163-188. doi:10.1080/14789949.2017.1352014

Darjee, R., & Baron, E. (2018). Managing perpetrators of sexual homicide in the community. . In J. Proulx, A. Carter, J. James, R. Darjee, & A. Mokros (Eds.), International Handbook of Sexual Homicide Studies Routledge.

Darjee, R., & Baron, E. (2018). Pharmacological treatment of sexual homicide offenders. In J. Proulx, A. Carter, J. James, R. Darjee, & A. Mokros (Eds.), International Handbook of Sexual Homicide Studies: Routledge.

Gilbert, F., & Daffern, M. (2018). Aggressive scripts and violent behaviour: A conceptual framework. Aggression and Violent Behavior.

Louise, S., Rossell, S., & Thomas, N. (2018). The Acceptability, Feasibility and Potential Outcomes of an Individual Mindfulness-Based Intervention for Hearing Voices. . Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy. doi:doi:10.1017/S1352465818000425

Hachtel, H., Nixon, M., Bennett, D., Mullen, P., & Ogloff, J. (2018). Motives, Offending Behavior, and Gender Differences in Murder Perpetrators With or Without Psychosis. . Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1(23), 886260518774304. doi:10.1177/0886260518774304

Henshaw, M., Ogloff, J. R. P., & Clough, J. A. (2018). Demographic, mental health, and offending characteristics of online child exploitation material offenders: A comparison with contact‐only and dual sexual offenders. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 36(2), 198-215. doi:doi:10.1002/bsl.2337

Petersson, J., & Strand, S. (2018). Family-only perpetrators of intimate partner violence: A systematic review. Trauma, Violence and Abuse. doi:10.1177/1524838018770410

Quinn, C. (2018). Qigong: an effective intervention on positive affect traits for forensic mental health consumers. Advances in Mind-Body Medicine.

Shepherd, S. M., Campbell, R. E., & Ogloff, J. R. P. (2018). Psychopathy, Antisocial Personality Disorder, and Reconviction in an Australian Sample of Forensic Patients. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62(3), 609-628. doi:10.1177/0306624×16653193

Simmons, M., McEwan, T. E., Purcell, R., & Ogloff, J. R. P. (2018). Sixty years of child to parent abuse research: What we know and where to go. Aggression and Violent Behaviour, 38, 31-52. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2017.11.001

Thomas, E. H., Rossell, S. L., Tan, E. J., Neill, E., Van Rheenen, T. E., Carruthers, S. P., Summer, P.J., Louise, S., Bozaoglu, K., & Gurvich, C. (2018). Do schizotypy dimensions reflect the symptoms of schizophrenia? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. doi: 10.1177/0004867418769746

Watson, R., Daffern, M., & Thomas, S. (2018). The impact of sex offender’s interpersonal style, treatment readiness and the therapeutic alliance on treatment gain. The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, 1-21. doi:10.1080/14789949.2018.1432673

Wyatt, B., Gannon, T. A., McEwan, T. E., Lockerbie, L., & O’Connor, A. (2018). Mentally Disordered Firesetters: An Examination of Risk Factors. Psychiatry, 82(1), 27-41. doi:10.1080/00332747.2018.1534520

Books/ chapters

Purcell, R., & McEwan, T. E. (2018). Treatment approaches for stalking. In C. A. Ireland, J. Ireland, & P. Birch (Eds.), Violent and sexual offenders: Assessment, treatment and management (2nd Edition ed.). London, UK: Routledge.

Ryan, J., & Quinn, C. (2018). Forensic mental health nursing. In K. Edwards, I. Munro, A. Welch, & W. Cross (Eds.), Mental Health Nursing: Dimensions of Praxis (3 ed., pp. 499-520). South Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

Thorpe, M. W., Xavier, P. F., Daffern, M., & Dunne, A. L. (2018). The background and clinical use of the Dynamic Appraisal of Situational Aggression–Inpatient Version (DASA-IV): application to a secure setting. In Violent and Sexual Offenders (pp. 330-344). Routledge.