Grant Harris

Summary

Affiliation: Mental Health Centre
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Coercive and precocious sexuality as a fundamental aspect of psychopathy
    Grant T Harris
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene, Penetanguishene, ON, Canada
    J Pers Disord 21:1-27. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint The criminogenic, clinical, and social problems of forensic and civil psychiatric patients
    Michael C Seto
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6J 1H4
    Law Hum Behav 28:577-86. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Violent sex offenses: how are they best measured from official records?
    Marnie E Rice
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre, 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada, L9M 1G3
    Law Hum Behav 30:525-41. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Response inhibition in psychopathy: the frontal N2 and P3
    Gillian E S Munro
    Psychology Department, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 418:149-53. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint An indepth actuarial assessment for wife assault recidivism: the Domestic Violence Risk Appraisal Guide
    N Zoe Hilton
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre, 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, ON, Canada L9M 1G3
    Law Hum Behav 32:150-63. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of a tobacco ban on long-term psychiatric patients
    Grant T Harris
    Research Department, Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre, 500 Church St, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G3, Canada
    J Behav Health Serv Res 34:43-55. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Prospective replication of the Violence Risk Appraisal Guide in predicting violent recidivism among forensic patients
    Grant T Harris
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre, Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 26:377-94. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Actuarial assessment of risk among sex offenders
    Grant T Harris
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1G3, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 989:198-210; discussion 236-46. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Applying a forensic actuarial assessment (the Violence Risk Appraisal Guide) to nonforensic patients
    Grant T Harris
    Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada
    J Interpers Violence 19:1063-74. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint A multisite comparison of actuarial risk instruments for sex offenders
    Grant T Harris
    Research Department, Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre, 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1G3, Canada
    Psychol Assess 15:413-25. 2003

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Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Coercive and precocious sexuality as a fundamental aspect of psychopathy
    Grant T Harris
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene, Penetanguishene, ON, Canada
    J Pers Disord 21:1-27. 2007
    ..The present findings are consistent with prior empirical findings and support the hypothesis that psychopathy has been a nonpathological, reproductively viable, alternate life history strategy...
  2. ncbi request reprint The criminogenic, clinical, and social problems of forensic and civil psychiatric patients
    Michael C Seto
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6J 1H4
    Law Hum Behav 28:577-86. 2004
    ..This finding also supports the idea that many forensic patients can be appropriately diverted to nonforensic mental health services...
  3. ncbi request reprint Violent sex offenses: how are they best measured from official records?
    Marnie E Rice
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre, 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada, L9M 1G3
    Law Hum Behav 30:525-41. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Response inhibition in psychopathy: the frontal N2 and P3
    Gillian E S Munro
    Psychology Department, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Neurosci Lett 418:149-53. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint An indepth actuarial assessment for wife assault recidivism: the Domestic Violence Risk Appraisal Guide
    N Zoe Hilton
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre, 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, ON, Canada L9M 1G3
    Law Hum Behav 32:150-63. 2008
    ..An algorithm was derived for a combined instrument, the Domestic Violence Risk Appraisal Guide (DVRAG), and an experience table is presented (N=649). Results indicated the importance of antisociality in wife assault...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effects of a tobacco ban on long-term psychiatric patients
    Grant T Harris
    Research Department, Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre, 500 Church St, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G3, Canada
    J Behav Health Serv Res 34:43-55. 2007
    ..It was concluded that successful implementation, and the avoidance of ill effects, depended entirely on the success staff members had in actually preventing patient access to tobacco...
  7. ncbi request reprint Prospective replication of the Violence Risk Appraisal Guide in predicting violent recidivism among forensic patients
    Grant T Harris
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre, Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 26:377-94. 2002
    ..The authors conclude that, regardless of length of opportunity or severity of outcome, actuarial methods are more accurate than is clinical judgment...
  8. ncbi request reprint Actuarial assessment of risk among sex offenders
    Grant T Harris
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1G3, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 989:198-210; discussion 236-46. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Applying a forensic actuarial assessment (the Violence Risk Appraisal Guide) to nonforensic patients
    Grant T Harris
    Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada
    J Interpers Violence 19:1063-74. 2004
    ..Accuracy of VRAG predictions was unrelated to sex. The results provide evidence about the robustness of comprehensive actuarial risk assessments and the generality of the personal factors that underlie violent behavior...
  10. ncbi request reprint A multisite comparison of actuarial risk instruments for sex offenders
    Grant T Harris
    Research Department, Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre, 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1G3, Canada
    Psychol Assess 15:413-25. 2003
    ..Consistent with past research, survival analyses revealed that those offenders high in both psychopathy and sexual deviance were an especially high-risk group...
  11. ncbi request reprint Men in his category have a 50% likelihood, but which half is he in? Comments on Berlin, Galbreath, Geary, and McGlone
    Grant Harris
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University at Kingston, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Abuse 15:389-92. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Identifying persistently antisocial offenders using the Hare Psychopathy Checklist and DSM antisocial personality disorder criteria
    Tracey A Skilling
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre, Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Assess 14:27-38. 2002
    ..Results indicated that life-course-persistent antisociality can be assessed well by measures of psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of a Snoezelen room on the behavior of three autistic clients
    Shari A McKee
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene, 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, Ont, Canada L9M 1G3
    Res Dev Disabil 28:304-16. 2007
    ..These findings do not support the contention that Snoezelen rooms are effective interventions for aggressive behavior in this client population...
  14. ncbi request reprint ERN varies with degree of psychopathy in an emotion discrimination task
    Gillian E S Munro
    Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    Biol Psychol 76:31-42. 2007
    ..Source modelling of the ERN also indicated an atypical response for psychopaths when error monitoring required the discrimination of affectively based information...
  15. ncbi request reprint Improving forensic tribunal decisions: the role of the clinician
    Shari A McKee
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre, 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, ON, Canada
    Behav Sci Law 25:485-506. 2007
    ..An automated system is presented as an illustration of how the consistency and validity of forensic decisions could be enhanced...
  16. ncbi request reprint Does using nonnumerical terms to describe risk aid violence risk communication? Clinician agreement and decision making
    N Zoe Hilton
    Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada
    J Interpers Violence 23:171-88. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that nonnumerical descriptive terms do not aid effective communication of violence risk and that contextual information might artificially affect estimated risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Comparing effect sizes in follow-up studies: ROC Area, Cohen's d, and r
    Marnie E Rice
    Mental Health Centre, Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 29:615-20. 2005
    ..We outline why AUC is the preferred measure of predictive or diagnostic accuracy in forensic psychology or psychiatry, and we urge researchers and practitioners to use numbers rather than verbal labels to characterize effect sizes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Predicting wife assault: a critical review and implications for policy and practice
    N Zoe Hilton
    Mental Health Centre, Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada
    Trauma Violence Abuse 6:3-23. 2005
    ..Because of statistical and practical limitations to predicting lethal assault, they recommend using an actuarial assessment of wife assault risk, plus attention to the strongest correlates of lethal assault when lethality is a concern...
  19. ncbi request reprint A brief actuarial assessment for the prediction of wife assault recidivism: the Ontario domestic assault risk assessment
    N Zoe Hilton
    Research Department, Penetanguishene Mental Health Centre, Penetanguishene, ON, Canada
    Psychol Assess 16:267-75. 2004
    ..1, relative operating characteristic area =.77) and was associated with number and severity of new assaults and time until recidivism. Cross-validation and comparisons with other instruments are also reported...
  20. ncbi request reprint The screening scale for pedophilic interests predicts recidivism among adult sex offenders with child victims
    Michael C Seto
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 33:455-66. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that the SSPI has predictive utility among adult male sex offenders with child victims, and accounts for variance in sexual offending that is not explained by phallometric testing...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adolescents' perceptions of the seriousness of sexual aggression: influence of gender, traditional attitudes, and self-reported experience
    N Zoe Hilton
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre, 500 Church Street, Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada, L9M 1G3
    Sex Abuse 15:201-14. 2003
    ..The role of attitudes as a direct cause of interpersonal aggression is discussed along with implications for intervention...
  22. ncbi request reprint Men who molest their sexually immature daughters: is a special explanation required?
    Marnie E Rice
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada
    J Abnorm Psychol 111:329-39. 2002
    ..L. Quinsey, G. T. Harris, M. E. Rice, and C. A. Cormier, 1998) worked as well for intrafamilial child molesters as for other sex offenders...
  23. ncbi request reprint Research ethics and forensic psychiatry: a comment on Regehr and others
    Vernon L Quinsey
    Can J Psychiatry 47:384-5; author reply 385-6. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Are rapists differentially aroused by coercive sex in phallometric assessments?
    Martin L Lalumière
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6J 1H4
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 989:211-24; discussion 236-46. 2003
    ..We then present new data on the discriminative and diagnostic validity of a phallometric test for rapists. Finally, we discuss methodological and conceptual issues in phallometric assessment and the nature of rapists' sexual interests...
  25. ncbi request reprint The size and sign of treatment effects in sex offender therapy
    Marnie E Rice
    Research Department, Mental Health Centre Penetanguishene, Penetanguishene, Ontario L9M 1G3, Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 989:428-40; discussion 441-5. 2003
    ..We conclude that the effectiveness of psychological treatment for sex offenders remains to be demonstrated. Furthermore, we outline solutions that we think will lead to progress in the field of sex offender treatment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Shall evidence-based risk assessment be abandoned?
    Grant T Harris
    Br J Psychiatry 192:154; author reply 154. 2008