Theresa A Gannon

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Affiliation: University of Kent
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Female sexual abusers' cognition: a systematic review
    Theresa A Gannon
    Centre of Research and Education in Forensic Psychology, School of Psychology, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NP, UK
    Trauma Violence Abuse 14:67-79. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The development of the interest in child molestation scale
    Theresa A Gannon
    School of Psychology, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Sex Abuse 23:474-93. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive distortions in child molesters: a re-examination of key theories and research
    Theresa A Gannon
    Victoria University of Wellington, P O Box 600, New Zealand
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:1000-19. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Increasing honest responding on cognitive distortions in child molesters: the bogus pipeline revisited
    Theresa A Gannon
    Department of Psychology, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NP, UK
    Sex Abuse 19:5-22. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Female arsonists: key features, psychopathologies, and treatment needs
    Theresa A Gannon
    School of Psychology, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, K CT2 7NP
    Psychiatry 73:173-89. 2010
  6. doi request reprint An examination of current psychometric assessments of child molesters' offense-supportive beliefs using Ward's implicit theories
    Theresa A Gannon
    Psychology Department, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 53:316-33. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Rape: psychopathology, theory and treatment
    Theresa A Gannon
    Psychology Department, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT1 7NP, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:982-1008. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Offense-related interpretative bias in female child molesters: a preliminary study
    Theresa A Gannon
    Psychology Department, Keynes College, University of Kent, Kent, UK
    Sex Abuse 21:194-207. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing honest responding on cognitive distortions in child molesters: the bogus pipeline procedure
    Theresa A Gannon
    Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
    J Interpers Violence 21:358-75. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Linking violent thinking: implicit theory-based research with violent offenders
    Devon L L Polaschek
    Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
    J Interpers Violence 24:75-96. 2009

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Female sexual abusers' cognition: a systematic review
    Theresa A Gannon
    Centre of Research and Education in Forensic Psychology, School of Psychology, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NP, UK
    Trauma Violence Abuse 14:67-79. 2013
    ..We conclude that further research examining the offense-supportive cognition of female sexual abusers is needed in order to facilitate more effective empirically driven clinical practice...
  2. doi request reprint The development of the interest in child molestation scale
    Theresa A Gannon
    School of Psychology, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
    Sex Abuse 23:474-93. 2011
    ..The authors discuss these results with reference to possible future uses of the measure for theory and research development...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive distortions in child molesters: a re-examination of key theories and research
    Theresa A Gannon
    Victoria University of Wellington, P O Box 600, New Zealand
    Clin Psychol Rev 26:1000-19. 2006
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  4. ncbi request reprint Increasing honest responding on cognitive distortions in child molesters: the bogus pipeline revisited
    Theresa A Gannon
    Department of Psychology, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NP, UK
    Sex Abuse 19:5-22. 2007
    ..The findings are the first experimental evidence showing that CMs consciously depress their scores on transparent questionnaires...
  5. doi request reprint Female arsonists: key features, psychopathologies, and treatment needs
    Theresa A Gannon
    School of Psychology, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, K CT2 7NP
    Psychiatry 73:173-89. 2010
    ..Suggestions are made for translating current research into arson interventions with female arsonists. Core arenas for future treatment and research provision are also highlighted...
  6. doi request reprint An examination of current psychometric assessments of child molesters' offense-supportive beliefs using Ward's implicit theories
    Theresa A Gannon
    Psychology Department, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 53:316-33. 2009
    ..e., uncontrollability, entitlement, and dangerous world) and that many questionnaire items could not be classified as tapping any implicit theories. Suggestions are made for the future design and revision of questionnaire assessments ...
  7. doi request reprint Rape: psychopathology, theory and treatment
    Theresa A Gannon
    Psychology Department, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT1 7NP, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 28:982-1008. 2008
    ..We conclude by highlighting areas for future research and practice innovation...
  8. doi request reprint Offense-related interpretative bias in female child molesters: a preliminary study
    Theresa A Gannon
    Psychology Department, Keynes College, University of Kent, Kent, UK
    Sex Abuse 21:194-207. 2009
    ..The authors discuss these results and explore the possibility that these beliefs about male dangerousness are related to a risk of abusing children...
  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing honest responding on cognitive distortions in child molesters: the bogus pipeline procedure
    Theresa A Gannon
    Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
    J Interpers Violence 21:358-75. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the bogus pipeline appeared to reduce cognitive distortion endorsements. The results stand in marked contrast to the common view that most CMs hold distorted beliefs...
  10. doi request reprint Linking violent thinking: implicit theory-based research with violent offenders
    Devon L L Polaschek
    Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
    J Interpers Violence 24:75-96. 2009
    ..The authors make suggestions for enhancing the empirical status of this research domain, particularly through experimental investigations...
  11. doi request reprint A descriptive model of the offense process for female sexual offenders
    Theresa A Gannon
    University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
    Sex Abuse 20:352-74. 2008
    ..The gender-specific research and clinical implications of the model are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Do child molesters deliberately fake good on cognitive distortion questionnaires? An information processing-based investigation
    Theresa A Gannon
    School of Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    Sex Abuse 17:183-200. 2005
    ..We speculate about the implications of these results for the cognitive distortion hypothesis, and for understanding how current treatment programs effect cognitive distortion change...
  13. doi request reprint Explanations of firesetting in mentally disordered offenders: a review of the literature
    Nichola Tyler
    School of Psychology, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NP, UK
    Psychiatry 75:150-66. 2012
    ..Recommendations are made for future research to further develop knowledge of this behavior...
  14. doi request reprint A preliminary investigation of a new pictorial method of measuring aggression-supportive cognition among young aggressive males
    Jade N Hutchings
    University of Kent, United Kingdom
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 54:236-49. 2010
    ..The results of this study are discussed and evaluated with reference to future work with young violent adolescents...
  15. ncbi request reprint Human rights and the treatment of sex offenders
    Tony Ward
    School of Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
    Sex Abuse 19:195-216. 2007
    ..We conclude that a significant advantage of a human rights approach is that it is able to integrate the value and capability aspects of offender treatment...
  16. doi request reprint The implicit theories of rape-prone men: an information-processing investigation
    Emily Blake
    University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 54:895-914. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint The implicit theories of rapists: what convicted offenders tell us
    Devon L L Polaschek
    University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
    Sex Abuse 16:299-314. 2004
    ..Here, we examined whether evidence for these five theories was also found in offense process descriptions generated from interviews with 37 imprisoned rapists. Coding of the descriptions revealed support for all five theories...