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The relationship between the Maudsley Violence Questionnaire and official recordings of violence in mentally disordered offenders

Abstract:

The Maudsley Violence Questionnaire (MVQ; Walker, 2005) measures cognitions relating to violent behaviour. Although the measure has been found to relate to self-report delinquency in an adolescent sample, it is yet to be used in a clinical or forensic sample. Therefore, this paper investigates the relationship between the cognitive style of Machismo and Acceptance of violence (assessed by the MVQ) and objective measures of violence, within an adult forensic sample. Sixty-four male forensic in...

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10.1016/j.paid.2007.10.013

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Warnock-Parkes, E More by this author
Gudjonsson, G More by this author
Journal:
Personality and Individual Differences
Volume:
44
Issue:
4
Pages:
833-841
Publication date:
2008-03-05
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ISSN:
0191-8869
URN:
uuid:f6bf6e09-f01a-4e2f-bc1b-55dae67d7b27
Source identifiers:
379001
Local pid:
pubs:379001

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