Understanding Offending

A key area of research within the FCRG involves understanding the factors and psychological processes involved in the commission of offending behaviours, including sexual, violent, and acquisitive offending. This research involves samples of incarcerated individuals, as well as members of community using both established and newly devised self-report and indirect measures.

Recent studies and articles published on these topics include:

Also, a book related to this research area was published by Ross Bartels (& Leam Craig), entitled ‘Sexual Deviance‘ – covering theory and research on paraphilic interests linked to sexual offending.