Anthony Beech

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Affiliation: University of Birmingham
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship between static and dynamic risk factors and reconviction in a sample of U.K. child abusers
    Anthony Beech
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Sex Abuse 14:155-67; discussion 195-7. 2002
  2. doi request reprint A combined drama-based and CBT approach to working with self-reported anger aggression
    Janine Blacker
    Centre for Forensic and Family Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Crim Behav Ment Health 18:129-37. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparing sexual offender treatment efficacy: mainstream sexual offenders and sexual offenders with special needs
    Jenny A Keeling
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:117-24. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Paraphilias in the DSM-5
    Anthony R Beech
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom email
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 12:383-406. 2016
  5. doi request reprint Assessment and treatment of distorted schemas in sexual offenders
    Anthony R Beech
    Centre for Forensic and Criminological Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Trauma Violence Abuse 14:54-66. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Comparing recidivism rates of treatment responders/nonresponders in a sample of 413 child molesters who had completed community-based sex offender treatment in the United kingdom
    Anthony R Beech
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, United Kingdom
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 56:29-49. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Children induce an enhanced attentional blink in child molesters
    Anthony R Beech
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Psychol Assess 20:397-402. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Sexual murderers' implicit theories
    Anthony Beech
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    J Interpers Violence 20:1366-89. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship between therapeutic climate and treatment outcome in group-based sexual offender treatment programs
    Anthony R Beech
    Centre for Forensic and Family Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Sex Abuse 17:127-40. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A neurobiological perspective on attachment problems in sexual offenders and the role of selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors in the treatment of such problems
    Anthony R Beech
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:153-82. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint The relationship between static and dynamic risk factors and reconviction in a sample of U.K. child abusers
    Anthony Beech
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom
    Sex Abuse 14:155-67; discussion 195-7. 2002
    ..This result indicates the importance of considering dynamic risk factors in any comprehensive risk protocol...
  2. doi request reprint A combined drama-based and CBT approach to working with self-reported anger aggression
    Janine Blacker
    Centre for Forensic and Family Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Crim Behav Ment Health 18:129-37. 2008
    ..RESULTS Sixty-two adult male offenders from six prison establishments in the UK took part in the nine-day course. As hypothesised, significant reductions in anger were found in pre- to post-course assessment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparing sexual offender treatment efficacy: mainstream sexual offenders and sexual offenders with special needs
    Jenny A Keeling
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:117-24. 2007
    ..Follow-up data is also presented for the group of offenders with special needs...
  4. doi request reprint Paraphilias in the DSM-5
    Anthony R Beech
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom email
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 12:383-406. 2016
    ..Concerns are noted about the forensic use of diagnoses and the lack of funding for field trials in this revision of the DSM. Suggestions are given for future directions in order to further research efficacy and clinical diagnosis. ..
  5. doi request reprint Assessment and treatment of distorted schemas in sexual offenders
    Anthony R Beech
    Centre for Forensic and Criminological Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    Trauma Violence Abuse 14:54-66. 2013
    ..Second, the review examines the work related to the treatment of sex offenders' schemas. Suggestions for future research, and the implications for clinical practice, are highlighted in the article...
  6. doi request reprint Comparing recidivism rates of treatment responders/nonresponders in a sample of 413 child molesters who had completed community-based sex offender treatment in the United kingdom
    Anthony R Beech
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, United Kingdom
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 56:29-49. 2012
    ..e., higher risk/treatment-need offenders typically undertook longer treatment) reduced the rate of recidivism among this group to the level of recidivism observed among the lower risk/need offenders...
  7. doi request reprint Children induce an enhanced attentional blink in child molesters
    Anthony R Beech
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Psychol Assess 20:397-402. 2008
    ..A larger AB emerged in this sample when T1 was a picture of a child compared with when T1 was a picture of an animal. It is argued that this task may be potentially useful to assess child molesters' level of interest in children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Sexual murderers' implicit theories
    Anthony Beech
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    J Interpers Violence 20:1366-89. 2005
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  9. ncbi request reprint Relationship between therapeutic climate and treatment outcome in group-based sexual offender treatment programs
    Anthony R Beech
    Centre for Forensic and Family Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Sex Abuse 17:127-40. 2005
    ..These results are discussed in terms of what they say about attitudes and goals of those involved in running treatment and how the effectiveness of treatment programs can be maximized...
  10. ncbi request reprint A neurobiological perspective on attachment problems in sexual offenders and the role of selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors in the treatment of such problems
    Anthony R Beech
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:153-82. 2005
    ..e., cognitive-behavioral therapy/schema-focused therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the application of the self-regulation model of the relapse process for mainstream and special needs sexual offenders
    Jenny A Keeling
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Sex Abuse 18:373-82. 2006
    ..The results also indicate that the special needs group would benefit from a responsive approach to treatment, which incorporates appropriate treatment targets identified by the self-regulation model...
  12. ncbi request reprint Psychopathy: theory, measurement, and treatment
    Anh Vien
    University of Birmingham, School of Psychology, Egdbaston Park Road, Egdbaston, UK
    Trauma Violence Abuse 7:155-74. 2006
    ..The final section of the article considers the treatment and interventions that are available to psychopathic offenders and the implications this has for future research...
  13. ncbi request reprint A psychometric typology of U.K. domestic violence offenders
    Rebecca Johnson
    Centre for Forensic and Family Psychology, University of Birmingham
    J Interpers Violence 21:1270-85. 2006
    ..However, the reliance on psychometric measurement and lack of corroborative evidence from partners means that further research is necessary to test these findings...
  14. ncbi request reprint The identification of sexual and violent motivations in men who assault women: implication for treatment
    Anthony R Beech
    University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
    J Interpers Violence 21:1635-53. 2006
    ..These results are discussed in terms of treatment needs of rapists...
  15. doi request reprint Examining the influence of denial, motivation, and risk on sexual recidivism
    Leigh Harkins
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK B15 2TT
    Sex Abuse 22:78-94. 2010
    ..Motivation for treatment was positively correlated with recidivism, but the effect disappeared once static risk was controlled...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dissociation and variability of adult attachment dimensions and early maladaptive schemas in sexual and violent offenders
    Elina Baker
    University of Birmingham, UK
    J Interpers Violence 19:1119-36. 2004
    ..Both offending groups showed greater variability in early schemas and higher levels of dissociation than the nonoffending group. Sex offenders showed greater variability than violent offenders in behaviors related to distress...
  17. doi request reprint What works in offender profiling? A comparison of typological, thematic, and multivariate models
    Alasdair M Goodwill
    Centre for Forensic and Criminological Psychology, University of Birmingham, School of Psychology, Edgbaston, B15 2TT, UK
    Behav Sci Law 27:507-29. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Psychological profiles of internet sexual offenders: comparisons with contact sexual offenders
    Ian Alexander Elliott
    University of Birmingham and Lucy Faithfull Foundation, Birmingham, UK
    Sex Abuse 21:76-92. 2009
    ..These findings are discussed in the context of the etiology of sexual offending...
  19. ncbi request reprint Examining the impact of mixing child molesters and rapists in group-based cognitive-behavioral treatment for sexual offenders
    Leigh Harkins
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 52:31-45. 2008
    ..There are no differences in recidivism rates between groups as a function of group composition. The results are discussed in the light of mixing child molesters and rapists in group-based CBT...
  20. doi request reprint Development of a psychometric typology of child molesters: implications for treatment
    Rebecca Mandeville-Norden
    Devon and Cornwall Probation Area, University of Birmingham, UK
    J Interpers Violence 24:307-25. 2009
    ..It is suggested that these psychological clusters have implications for differing treatment interventions with these three groups...
  21. pmc The role of key developmental variables in identifying sex offenders likely to fail in the community: an enhanced risk prediction model
    Jackie Craissati
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Child Abuse Negl 30:327-39. 2006
  22. ncbi request reprint A preliminary evaluation of the adaptation of four assessments for offenders with special needs
    Jenny A Keeling
    University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
    J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:62-73. 2007
    ..Appropriate assessment is an essential part of treating sexual offenders. Few assessments exist that can be used with offenders who have lower levels of intellectual functioning and/or literacy deficits...
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparison of rapists and sexual murderers on demographic and selected psychometric measures
    Caroline J Oliver
    University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 51:298-312. 2007
    ..Future research should compare the two groups on dynamic or changeable factors to determine differential treatment needs...
  24. doi request reprint The effect of sexual priming cues on emotional recognition in nonviolent child sexual abusers: a preliminary study
    Caroline J Oliver
    University of Birmingham, UK
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 53:292-304. 2009
    ..055). This result is discussed in relation to current victim empathy theory and treatment implications for sexual offenders...
  25. doi request reprint Change in treatment has no relationship with subsequent re-offending in U.K. domestic violence sample: a preliminary study
    Erica Bowen
    Coventry University, UK
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 52:598-614. 2008
    ..The results indicate that program completers achieved limited significant psychological change. However, the level of psychological change achieved had no association with re-offending...
  26. ncbi request reprint The etiology of risk: a preliminary model
    Tony Ward
    School of Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, P O Box 600, Wellington, New Zealand
    Sex Abuse 16:271-84. 2004
    ..e., marked by static/historical variables and/or stable dynamic risk factors), contextual or triggering factors and their convergence in offense-related acute dynamic risk (i.e., acute psychological states)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a national prison-based treatment program for sexual offenders in England and Wales
    Caroline Friendship
    Her Majesty s Prison Service, London, United Kingdom
    J Interpers Violence 18:744-59. 2003
    ..05) when other relevant variables were controlled for. General reconviction rates were consistently lower in the treatment group, but these differences were not significant...
  28. ncbi request reprint Emotional loneliness in sexual murderers: a qualitative analysis
    Jacci Milsom
    Prison Service, HMP Wormwood Scrubs, East Acton, London, United Kingdom
    Sex Abuse 15:285-96. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Implications for treatment of sexual offenders of the Ward and Hudson model of relapse
    James A Bickley
    Lucy Faithfull Foundation, Bordesley Hall, Birmingham, England
    Sex Abuse 15:121-34. 2003
    ..Reductions were not found in the avoidant offenders as men in this group did not have distorted beliefs prior to treatment. Results are discussed in terms of appropriate targeting of treatment...