Summary: A compulsion to set fires.
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- What every clinician needs to know about juvenile firesettersMichael L Slavkin
Department of Teacher Education, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana 47712, USA
Psychiatr Serv 53:1237-8. 2002
- Arson: a growing infernoAnand Jayaraman
Dorset Forensic Team, St Ann s Hospital, Poole
Med Sci Law 46:295-300. 2006..More research needs to be undertaken to identify the psychological motives behind fire-setting and to look into the drugs and alcohol problems amongst the younger age groups...
- Decreased juvenile arson and firesetting recidivism after implementation of a multidisciplinary prevention programGlen A Franklin
Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Burn and Emergency Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
J Trauma 53:260-4; discussion 264-6. 2002..Trauma Burn Outreach Prevention Program (TBOPP), which focuses on the medical and societal consequences of firesetting behavior. The basis for this program development was a 17% increase in pediatric burn admissions...
- The criminal careers of arsonistsKeith Soothill
Department of Applied Social Science, Cartmel College, Lancaster University
Med Sci Law 44:27-40. 2004..5% in the 1951 series to 10.7% for the 1980-1 series. The indications are that the situation in relation to arson has deteriorated significantly over the past forty years...
- 'Kindling theory' in arson: how dangerous are firesetters?Adam Brett
Wellington St Clinic, East Perth, WA, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:419-25. 2004..The early literature described firesetters as dangerous individuals. This article reviews the more recent empirical data to examine if it supports the early literature...
- Fire setting in a patient with hyperglycaemic deliriumHari D Maharajh
J Forensic Sci 51:940. 2006
- Correlates of firesetting in a community sample of young adolescentsGraham Martin
The University of Queensland, Mental Health Centre, K Floor, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 38:148-54. 2004..To investigate relationships between firesetting, antisocial behaviour, individual, family and parenting factors in a large community sample of adolescents...
- Firesetting in adolescence and being aggressive, shy, and rejected by peers: new epidemiologic evidence from a national sample surveyYi Hua Chen
Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 31:44-52. 2003..Prevention trials may indicate whether firesetting can be reduced by amelioration of socially maladaptive behavior and peer rejection as manifested in the child and teenage years...
- Evaluation of a group intervention for convicted arsonists with mild and borderline intellectual disabilitiesJohn L Taylor
Centre for Clinical Psychology and Healthcare Research, Northumbria University, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Crim Behav Ment Health 12:282-93. 2002..This is due to the real and perceived threat that it presents to society and the seriousness with which it viewed by the criminal justice system...
- A study of firesetting and animal cruelty in children: family influences and adolescent outcomesKimberly D Becker
Program for Prevention Research, Arizona State University, USA
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:905-12. 2004..To investigate relationships among family risk factors, childhood firesetting and animal cruelty, and adolescent delinquency...
- Juvenile firesetting in Italy: relationship to aggression, psychopathology, personality, self-efficacy, and school functioningGiannetta Del Bove
La Sapienza Inter University Center for Research on the Origins of Prosocial and Antisocial Motivation, University of Rome, Via dei Marsi 78, 00185 Rome, Italy
Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry 17:235-44. 2008..The first objective was to examine how common firesetting behavior is among Italian youth...
- Care staff perceptions of challenging behaviour and fear of assaultJohn L Rose
School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:153-61. 2007..Past research has determined that fear of violence is often "irrational" in relation to the actual level of risk presented. This has been found to exacerbate the negative effects of exposure to work-related violence...
- Commentary: Models and correlates of firesetting behaviorGraham D Glancy
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 31:53-7. 2003
- Animal-rights activists invade EuropeGeoff Brumfiel
Nature 451:1034-5. 2008
- Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and pediatric burn injury: important considerations regarding premorbid riskKristy M Fritz
Department of Psychology, Columbus Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, OH 43054, USA
Curr Opin Pediatr 19:565-9. 2007....
- The quarantine war: the burning of the New York Marine Hospital in 1858Kathryn Stephenson
New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA
Public Health Rep 119:79-92. 2004
- Tracking down a killerDave Kuiawa
Industrial Scientific Corporation, USA
Occup Health Saf 74:92, 94. 2005
- Fire-settng behavior associated with Klinefelter syndromeAriel Eytan
Geneva University Hospitals, Department of Psychiatry, Hopital Cantonal, Unité UPHA 5DL, Switzerland
Int J Psychiatry Med 32:395-9. 2002..The association between firesetting behavior and Klinefelter syndrome is reviewed, and the underlying explanatory hypothesis is discussed.
- Characteristics of low IQ arsonists at psychiatric assessmentGeoff Dickens
St Andrew s Healthcare, St Andrew s Hospital, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5DG
Med Sci Law 48:217-20. 2008..Better understanding of the distinct characteristics of lower IQ arsonists is essential for improved prevention, treatment and management...
- Epidemiology of firesetting in adolescents: mental health and substance use correlatesSherri MacKay
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 50:1282-90. 2009..This study identifies the mental health and substance use correlates of four firesetting levels in an epidemiological sample of adolescents...
- Burn Education Awareness Recognition and Support (BEARS): a community-based juvenile firesetters assessment and treatment programB K Bennett
Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
J Burn Care Rehabil 25:324-7. 2004..In 2002, we assessed 42 children; 29 of those children were referred through the courts. So far, none of the children treated in our program have returned to fire-setting behaviors...
- Intrapsychic dynamics, behavioral manifestations, and related interventions with youthful fire settersDian L Williams
West Chester University, Department of Criminal Justice, West Chester, PA, USA
J Forensic Nurs 3:67-71, 83. 2007..Forensic examiners, mental health care providers, and criminal justice professionals can help guide referral and treatment through better understanding of behaviors and intrapsychic dynamics...
- Pervasive developmental disorders and criminal behaviour: a case control studySvend Erik Mouridsen
Bispebjerg University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 52:196-205. 2008..1% and 18.4%, respectively. The corresponding rate of convictions in the comparison groups was 18.9%, 14.7%, and 19.6% respectively. Particular attention is given to arson in Asperger's syndrome (p= .0009)...
- The transfer of petrol on to clothing and shoes while pouring petrol around a roomS A Coulson
ESR, Private Bag 92 021, Auckland, New Zealand
Forensic Sci Int 112:135-41. 2000..This information illustrates the necessity of analysing the clothing and particularly the shoes of any suspected arsonists for the presence of hydrocarbon fuels...
- Are girls and boys from different planets?Melissa P DelBello
J Clin Psychiatry 68:1563-4. 2007
- Is arson the crime most strongly associated with psychosis?--A national case-control study of arson risk in schizophrenia and other psychosesSophia Anwar
Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, Warneford Hospital, Oxford, UK
Schizophr Bull 37:580-6. 2011..The association of psychosis with certain serious crimes, such as homicide, has been clearly demonstrated, but it is uncertain to what extent psychotic disorders are associated with arson...
- Firesetting, arson, pyromania, and the forensic mental health expertPaul R S Burton
University of California, San Francisco, Psychiatry and the Law Program, 401 Parnassus Avenue, Campus Box 0984 PLP, San Francisco, CA 94143 0984, USA
J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 40:355-65. 2012..It also represents the first comprehensive discussion of civil evaluations related to firesetting...
- An uncommon case of random fire-setting behavior associated with Todd paralysis: a case reportMasayuki Kanehisa
Department of Neuropsychiatry, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Hasama machi, 879 5593, Japan
BMC Psychiatry 12:132. 2012..Here, we describe the case of a 24-year-old first time arsonist who suffered Todd's paralysis prior to the onset of a bizarre and random fire-setting behavior...
- Mental illness and psychiatric treatment amongst firesetters, other offenders and the general communityLauren Ducat
Centre for Forensic Behavioural Science, Monash University and Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health Forensicare, Clifton Hill, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:945-53. 2013..The aim of the study was to examine the rates of mental illness, substance use disorders, personality pathology and psychiatric service usage in a population of convicted firesetters compared with other offenders and community controls...
- Offending behaviours of child and adolescent firesetters over a 10-year follow-upIan Lambie
Clinical Psychology Department, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 54:1295-307. 2013..To investigate predictors of offending behaviour as well as variables associated with previous involvement in firesetting behaviour and offending severity...
- From stack-firing to pyromania: medico-legal concepts of insane arson in British, US and European contexts, c. 1800-1913. Part 2 Jonathan Andrews
School of Historical Studies and Northern Centre for the History of Medicine, Newcastle University, Armstrong Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, NEI 7RU, UK
Hist Psychiatry 21:387-405. 2010....
- An unusual case of random fire-setting behavior associated with lacunar strokeHerbert Bosshart
Clienia, Psychiatric Outpatient Facility, Wetzikon, Switzerland
Forensic Sci Int 209:e8-10. 2011....
- Interdisciplinary knowledge translation: lessons learned from a mental health: fire service collaborationJoanna L Henderson
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
Am J Community Psychol 46:277-88. 2010..Moreover, the findings of this study show significant benefits to both within discipline (intra-disciplinary) and across discipline (interdisciplinary) knowledge translation strategies...
- Ganser syndrome followed by major depressive episodeP M Haddad
Edenfield Centre, Prestwich Hospital, Manchester
Br J Psychiatry 162:251-3. 1993..A case of complete Ganser syndrome resolved after one week, but was immediately followed by a major depressive episode. The two disorders had a common cause, which is best encapsulated in a psychodynamic formulation...
- Valid internal standard technique for arson detection based on gas chromatography-mass spectrometryPedro A S Salgueiro
Laboratorio de Policia Cientifica, PJ, 1169 007 Lisboa, Portugal
J Chromatogr A 1257:189-94. 2012....
- Phenomenology and treatment of behavioural addictionsJon E Grant
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Can J Psychiatry 58:252-9. 2013..Few studies have examined the efficacy of pharmacological and psychological treatment for the various behavioural addictions, and therefore, currently, no treatment recommendations can be made...
- Exposure to fire setting behavior on YouTubeMeara Thomas
Child Youth and Family Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada
J Adolesc Health 51:99-100. 2012..This study is a preliminary examination of fire setting behaviors on YouTube...
- Explanations of firesetting in mentally disordered offenders: a review of the literatureNichola 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...
- Young people and caregivers' perceptions of an intervention program for children who deliberately light firesIan Lambie
Psychology Department, University of Auckland, Wellesley St, Auckland, New Zealand
Eval Program Plann 35:445-52. 2012..The resulting implications for service providers, along with future research are discussed...
- Women and firesetting: a qualitative analysis of context, meaning, and developmentEimear M Cunningham
Bristol Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, Bristol, UK
Psychol Psychother 84:128-40. 2011..To explore subjective experiences of women in secure services of their firesetting behaviour, its personal meaning and the factors that contributed to its development...
- Patients with a history of arson admitted to medium security: characteristics on admission and follow-up postdischargeClive R Hollin
University of Leicester, School of Psychology, UK
Med Sci Law 53:154-60. 2013..It was established, however, that not all incidents of arson led to a prosecution. It is concluded that there are weaknesses in the areas of both risk assessment and evidence-based treatment for arsonists. ..
- The prevalence of low self-esteem in an intellectually disabled forensic populationP Johnson
Research and Development, Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Lancashire, UK
J Intellect Disabil Res 56:317-25. 2012....
- Functional consistency across two behavioural modalities: fire-setting and self-harm in female special hospital patientsSarah Miller
Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Crim Behav Ment Health 17:31-44. 2007....
- Terrorists are activists who renounce non-violenceSarah Reichard
Nature 448:22. 2007
- Gender differences amongst adult arsonists at psychiatric assessmentGeoff Dickens
St Andrew s Healthcare, St Andrew s Hospital, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5DG
Med Sci Law 47:233-8. 2007..Significant gender differences amongst arsonists indicates that different emphases in the treatment of male and female arsonists may be advisable, though a reliable evidence base for treatment has yet to be established...
- Survey of primary school educators regarding burn-risk behaviors and fire-safety educationJoseph Dougherty
The University of Michigan Health System Burn Center, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Burns 33:472-6. 2007..To assess primary school educator knowledge and opinions regarding fire-setting behaviors and burn-injury prevention education...
- Environmental activism: in the name of natureEmma Marris
Nature 443:498-501. 2006
- Activists: arson risks killing innocent peopleMike Fainzilber
Nature 448:22. 2007
- Forensic analysis of wooden safety matches -- a case studyN L Farmer
Environmental Engineering Research Centre, The Queen s University of Belfast, David Keir Building, 39 123 Stranmillis Rd, Belfast, BT9 5AG, United Kingdom
Sci Justice 47:88-98. 2007..SIP showed the scene matches and seized matches to be different, which was confirmed by XRD and microscopy analyses...
- Prevalence and correlates of fire-setting in the United States: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC)Carlos Blanco
Department of Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, 1051 Riverside Drive, Box 69, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 71:1218-25. 2010..To estimate the prevalence, sociodemographic correlates, comorbidity, and rates of mental health service utilization of fire-setters in the general population...
- The organization of the psychiatric service and criminality committed by the mentally illP Kramp
Clinic of Forensic Psychiatry, Blegdamsvej 6B, 2, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
Eur Psychiatry 24:401-11. 2009....
- Business recovery at an arson damaged officeRussell Stewart
KPMG LLP, Watford, UK
J Bus Contin Emer Plan 4:207-15. 2010..The paper offers practical suggestions to help organisations manage the impact of crisis events on their employees and clients...
- Potential dangers of accelerant use in arsonKaren Heath
Forensic Science SA, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia
J Forensic Leg Med 18:49-51. 2011..Given the potential danger of explosion, arsonists using accelerants do so at significant risk to themselves and to others in the vicinity...
- Creating a firestorm: a review of children who deliberately light firesIan Lambie
Psychology Department, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Clin Psychol Rev 31:307-27. 2011..that despite a number of risk factors being repeatedly identified, an understanding of the etiology behind firesetting behavior and potential developmental trajectories remains theoretically rather than empirically based...
- From stack-firing to pyromania: medico-legal concepts of insane arson in British, US and European contexts, c. 1800-1913. Part IJonathan Andrews
School of Historical Studies and Northern Centre for the History of Medicine, Newcastle University, Armstrong Building, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
Hist Psychiatry 21:243-60. 2010..Additionally, this article compares and contrasts contemporary debates about other special manias, especially kleptomania. Part 2 will be published in the next issue, History of Psychiatry 21 (4)...
- Female arsonists: key features, psychopathologies, and treatment needsTheresa 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...
- The link between maltreatment and juvenile firesetting: correlates and underlying mechanismsC Root
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Child Abuse Negl 32:161-76. 2008..Firesetting histories of maltreated youth were compared to a group of firesetting youth with no maltreatment history...
- Arson, an attractive monk, and our vertigo clinicTadayoshi Irino
Irino Clinic, Division of Vertigo, Institute of Neuroscience, Osaka, Japan
Lancet 370:2126. 2007
- Clinical characteristics and psychiatric comorbidity of pyromaniaJon E Grant
Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
J Clin Psychiatry 68:1717-22. 2007..This study details the demographic and phenomenological features of individuals with DSM-IV lifetime pyromania...
- Psychiatric assessment of aggressive patients: a violent attack on a residentDaniel Antonius
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
Am J Psychiatry 167:253-9. 2010..This report illustrates common deficiencies in the prevention of violence on inpatient psychiatric units and in the reporting and response to an assault, and has implications for residency and clinician training...
- Fire interest and antisociality as risk factors in the severity and persistence of juvenile firesettingSherri MacKay
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 45:1077-84. 2006..Although theoretical models of firesetting often include fire interest as a putative risk factor, there is little research on the role of fire interest in firesetting or on the construct of pyromania...
- Fire fetishism, diagnostic and clinical implications: a review of two casesD Bourget
Forensic Service, Royal Ottawa Hospital, Ontario
Can J Psychiatry 32:459-62. 1987..Both subjects were treated for the sexual deviation associated with the acts of arson and showed significant changes in their sexual functioning. This paper deals with the issues of identification and management of such conditions...
- Impulse control disorders and depressionMichel Lejoyeux
Department of Psychiatry, Louis Mourier Hospital, 178 Rue des Renouillers AP HP, 92700, Colombes, France
J Nerv Ment Dis 190:310-4. 2002..005) and compulsive buying (51% versus 22%, p =.006) were significantly more frequent in the ICD+ group. Patients from the ICD+ group had higher scores of motor impulsivity assessed with the Barratt Impulsivity rating scale (p =.01)...
- Fire fetishism in a female arsonist?Krishna Balachandra
Can J Psychiatry 47:487-8. 2002
- Primal scene derivatives in the work of Yukio Mishima: the primal scene fantasyRonald N Turco
Oregon Health Sciences University
J Am Acad Psychoanal 30:241-8. 2002..The primal scene is directly connected with pyromania and destructive "acting out" of fantasies. This article is timely with regard to understanding contemporary events of cultural and national destruction...
- Criminal psychological profiling of serial arson crimesRichard N Kocsis
Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 46:631-56. 2002..The inherent behavioral themes of each of these patterns are explored with discussion of their broader implications for our understanding of serial arson and directions for future research...
- An overview of reported youth violence in Puerto RicoCarmen Noemi Velez
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Center for Hispanic Youth Violence Prevention, Filius Institute, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
P R Health Sci J 22:61-7. 2003..The purpose of this paper is to describe the prevalence of school and youth violence in Puerto Rico based on several representative samples surveyed in the Island during the 1990's...
- Dual diagnosis patients in the urban psychiatric emergency roomH L Wolfe
University of California, San Francisco
J Psychoactive Drugs 21:169-75. 1989....
- Personality and neuropsychological function in violent, sexual and arson offendersMairead Dolan
Mental Health Services of Salford
Med Sci Law 42:34-43. 2002....
- Enuresis, firesetting, and cruelty to animals: does the ego triad show predictive validity?M L Slavkin
Department of Teacher Education, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville 47712, USA
Adolescence 36:461-6. 2001..However, juveniles who were identified as being cruel to animals were more likely than those who were not cruel to animals to engage in recidivistic firesetting behaviors...
- Public health impact of the 1992 Los Angeles civil unrestC A Evans
Health Services, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, CA 90012
Public Health Rep 108:265-72. 1993..The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent a team to study the violence from an epidemiologic perspective. The Federal agency also provided funding for televised children's talk shows dealing with reactions to the violence...
- Hospital fire training heats upD A Campbell
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
J Healthc Prot Manage 11:110-7. 1995..He concludes that the security department's enhanced image because of this program has made other security objectives easier to accomplish...
- What every nurse needs to know about ... juvenile firesetters. A report of the Juvenile Firesetter Intervention ProjectM L Slavkin
University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, USA
J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv 38:6-17. 2000..Therefore, this article has implications for the clinical practice of nurse practitioners and others who come into contact with this clinical population...
- The effect of compressed air foam on the detection of hydrocarbon fuels in fire debris samplesS A Coulson
New Zealand Fire Service, Newton, Auckland, New Zealand
Sci Justice 40:257-60. 2000..No significant interferences from the foam were found when the samples were analysed by direct headspace using activated carbon strips. The only foam component detected was limonene...
- What every professional who works with adolescents needs to know about firesettersM L Slavkin
School of Education and Human Services, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville 47712, USA
Adolescence 35:759-73. 2000..Specifically, it discusses different types of firesetters and their aggressive tendencies, internalizing problems, family dynamics, and sociability. Further, it explores the treatment of adolescent firesetters...
- Two-year prediction of children's firesetting in clinically referred and nonreferred samplesD J Kolko
Special Service Unit, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:371-80. 2001....
- [Adolescent arsonists--psychodynamics, family dynamics and attempt at framing a typology based on 40 expert opinions]G Klosinski
, Abteilung Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie im Kindes- und Jugendalter, Osianderstr. 14,
Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 50:92-103. 2001....
- A psychosocial approach to arson--a case controlled study of female offendersS Noblett
Mersey Forensic Psychiatry Service, Liverpool
Med Sci Law 41:325-30. 2001..Based on the potential areas for clinical intervention, prospective treatment studies of arsonists offer exciting implications in terms of risk management and may begin to address the needs of this severely disadvantaged group...
- ["Operationalised psychodynamic diagnostics in childhood and adolescence" (OPD-CA) in practice]Michael Schulte-Markwort
Abteilung für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie des Kindes und Jugendalters der Universitätsklinik Hamburg Eppendorf
Prax Kinderpsychol Kinderpsychiatr 53:77-126. 2004....
- Adolescents' fire-setting awareness under boredom: relation to personality variablesRenée Perrin-Wallqvist
Karlstad University, Sweden
Psychol Rep 94:863-71. 2004..The results indicated a significant difference between the Experimental [Boredom] group and the Control group concerning relation to fire...
- Juvenile firesettersAndrew Sparber
J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 18:93-4. 2005
- Looking for pyromania: characteristics of a consecutive sample of Finnish male criminals with histories of recidivist fire-setting between 1973 and 1993Nina Lindberg
Department of Psychiatry, University of Helsinki, Finland
BMC Psychiatry 5:47. 2005..As pyromania is a rare diagnosis with questionable validity, we aimed to describe a forensic psychiatric population of arson recidivists...
- Closing the research-practice gap: factors affecting adoption and implementation of a children's mental health programJoanna L Henderson
Child, Youth and Family Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Clin Child Adolesc Psychol 35:2-12. 2006..Moreover, they suggest that innovation characteristics may be particularly important to adoption, whereas adopter and dissemination characteristics may be more influential in implementation...
- Alcohol outlets, gonorrhea, and the Los Angeles civil unrest: a longitudinal analysisDeborah A Cohen
RAND Corp, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
Soc Sci Med 62:3062-71. 2006..The findings suggest that efforts to control sexually transmitted diseases, including gonorrhea and HIV, should address contextual factors that facilitate high-risk behaviors and disease transmission...
- [Homicide by burning]B Madea
Arch Kriminol 208:1-9. 2001..From our own autopsy material three cases are presented describing some peculiarities of homicide by heat. Sometimes additional findings (e.g., residual traces of gagging or tying) primarily point in the direction of homicide...
- [White-collar criminals--a homogenous offender population? Reflections on typical and atypical "white-collar criminals"]Thomas Knecht
Aus der Psychiatrischen Klinik Münsterlingen
Arch Kriminol 217:65-73. 2006..D. Hare makes plausible the moral and ethical failure of these offenders in their professional settings...
- Fire interest, fire setting and psychopathology in Australian children: a normative studyMark R Dadds
School of Psychology, The University of New South Wales, New South Wales, Australia
Aust N Z J Psychiatry 40:581-6. 2006..Little information is available about fire setting in normal populations and thus opportunities for screening and early intervention are not well developed...
- SPECT imaging and treatment of pyromaniaJon E Grant
J Clin Psychiatry 67:998. 2006
- Fire and behavior: exploring intrapsychic trauma in arson survivorsDian Williams
Center for Arson Research, Lafayette, Pennsylvania 19444, USA
Issues Ment Health Nurs 26:299-310. 2005..Arson that results in loss of life and property may result in an altered world view and produce other complicated issues for survivors to navigate...
- [On the psychiatric examination of fire-raisers]Thomas Knecht
Psychiatrischen Klinik Münsterlingen
Arch Kriminol 215:129-39. 2005..The author takes a case report to demonstrate the most important issues in evaluating and prognosticating fire raising behavior...
- Human ecological intervention and the role of forest fires in human ecologyN Caldararo
San Francisco State University, Department of Anthropology, CA 94132 4155, USA
Sci Total Environ 292:141-65. 2002..The history of fire, especially in the context of the increased dominance of humans, has produced a progressively fire-adapted ecology, which argues for human-free wildlife areas and against prescribed burns under many circumstances...
- Forensic psychology in Iceland: a survey of members of the Icelandic Psychological SocietyJon Fridrik Sigurdsson
Division of Psychiatry, University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
Scand J Psychol 45:325-9. 2004..They are working much more independently of medical colleagues than before...
- Can memories kindle nonconvulsive behavioral seizures in humans? Case report exemplifying the "limbic psychotic trigger reaction"Anneliese A Pontius
Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
Epilepsy Behav 5:775-83. 2004....
- [Whether pyromaniac, kleptomaniac, pathological gambler or messy--the impulse is out of control]Ulrich Hegerl
Psychiatrische Klinik der LMU München
MMW Fortschr Med 146:33-4. 2004
- Suicide with associated acts of arson: two cases from ColoradoThomas W Adair
Westminster Police Department, 9110 Yates Street, Westminster, CO 80031, USA
J Forensic Sci 51:893-5. 2006..Similar cases should be reported to broaden our understanding of these complex events...
- [Disaster planning--lessons learned from the fire disaster in Gothenburg]Peter Tarnow
Plastikkirurgiska kliniken, SU Sahlgrenska, Goteborg
Lakartidningen 102:206-9, 212-3. 2005..This fire disaster emphasises the need for extensive preparation not only in the rescue and medical services, but also in many other areas of society...
- A brush fire forensic caseR Rella
Istituto per la Dinamica dei Processi Ambientali, Unità di Padova, C N R Corso Stati Uniti, 4, I 35127 Padova, Italy
Sci Justice 45:29-34. 2005..In this case report, the reconstruction of an arson scene, the analytical techniques and the results obtained are illustrated in this paper, with the aim of sharing with other research laboratories the current knowledge on forest fire...
- A comparative study of the behavioral, personality, and fire history characteristics of residential and outpatient adolescents (ages 12-17) with firesetting behaviorsJoyce Pollinger
FirePsych Inc, Norwood, MA 02062, USA
Adolescence 40:345-53. 2005Juvenile firesetting behavior has received relatively little research attention and previous attempts to systematically classify this heterogeneous population of children has been only partially successful...
- Trends and challenges in forensic research on offenders with intellectual disabilityWilliam R Lindsay
The State Hospital, Scotland, UK
J Intellect Dev Disabil 32:55-61. 2007..The Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability has a well-respected history of establishing the parameters and contributing to developments in the field of offenders with intellectual disability (ID)...
- The use of vapour phase ultra-violet spectroscopy for the analysis of arson accelerants in fire scene debrisR J McCurdy
Indianapolis--Marion County Forensic Services Agency, 40 South Alabama Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
Forensic Sci Int 123:191-201. 2001..In addition, the method offers advantages where the use of GC-MS analysis of arson accelerants in fire scene debris is not a practical proposition...
- Efficacy of cognitive-behavioral treatment and fire safety education for children who set fires: initial and follow-up outcomesD J Kolko
Special Services Unit, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, PA 15213, USA
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 42:359-69. 2001..The findings from this initial comparison study are discussed in the context of needed clinical and research directions for work with firesetters and their families...
- ALCOHOL OUTLETS, BROKEN WINDOWS, GONORRHEA AND HIV RISKDeborah Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2003..The findings will inform future HIV prevention interventions and provide guidance to CBOs as to whether control of alcohol outlets and neighborhood development may enhance the prevention of HIV transmission. ..
- Screening for comorbidity in substance abuse clinicsCarlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- GIS, ALCOHOL MARKETING, AND ALCOHOL-RELATED OUTCOMESDeborah Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2006..Because alcohol marketing is already regulated, if certain marketing techniques are disproportionately associated with alcohol consumption and alcohol-related mortality, the findings can be used to inform public policy. ..
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pathological GamblingJon Grant; Fiscal Year: 2008..This award would provide me with the necessary background for further studies in the treatment of pathological gambling and the training for an independent patient-oriented research career. ..
- Away From Home and Out of SchoolDeborah A Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2010..The findings will be useful to inform future community and population level interventions to promote healthy eating, active living, and obesity control. ..
- Substance Use Comorbidity Care: Evidence-Based Stepped Strategies for DepressionCarlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- SMART: Improving Detection & Outcome of Psychiatric Comorbidity in Drug TreatmentCarlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..