firesetting behavior

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Summary: A compulsion to set fires.

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  1. ncbi What every clinician needs to know about juvenile firesetters
    Michael L Slavkin
    Department of Teacher Education, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana 47712, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1237-8. 2002
  2. ncbi Arson: a growing inferno
    Anand Jayaraman
    Dorset Forensic Team, St Ann s Hospital, Poole
    Med Sci Law 46:295-300. 2006
  3. ncbi Decreased juvenile arson and firesetting recidivism after implementation of a multidisciplinary prevention program
    Glen 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
  4. ncbi The criminal careers of arsonists
    Keith Soothill
    Department of Applied Social Science, Cartmel College, Lancaster University
    Med Sci Law 44:27-40. 2004
  5. ncbi '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
  6. ncbi Fire setting in a patient with hyperglycaemic delirium
    Hari D Maharajh
    J Forensic Sci 51:940. 2006
  7. ncbi Correlates of firesetting in a community sample of young adolescents
    Graham 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
  8. ncbi Firesetting in adolescence and being aggressive, shy, and rejected by peers: new epidemiologic evidence from a national sample survey
    Yi 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
  9. ncbi Evaluation of a group intervention for convicted arsonists with mild and borderline intellectual disabilities
    John L Taylor
    Centre for Clinical Psychology and Healthcare Research, Northumbria University, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Crim Behav Ment Health 12:282-93. 2002
  10. ncbi A study of firesetting and animal cruelty in children: family influences and adolescent outcomes
    Kimberly D Becker
    Program for Prevention Research, Arizona State University, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 43:905-12. 2004

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  1. ncbi What every clinician needs to know about juvenile firesetters
    Michael L Slavkin
    Department of Teacher Education, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, Indiana 47712, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:1237-8. 2002
  2. ncbi Arson: a growing inferno
    Anand 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...
  3. ncbi Decreased juvenile arson and firesetting recidivism after implementation of a multidisciplinary prevention program
    Glen 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...
  4. ncbi The criminal careers of arsonists
    Keith 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...
  5. ncbi '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...
  6. ncbi Fire setting in a patient with hyperglycaemic delirium
    Hari D Maharajh
    J Forensic Sci 51:940. 2006
  7. ncbi Correlates of firesetting in a community sample of young adolescents
    Graham 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...
  8. ncbi Firesetting in adolescence and being aggressive, shy, and rejected by peers: new epidemiologic evidence from a national sample survey
    Yi 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...
  9. ncbi Evaluation of a group intervention for convicted arsonists with mild and borderline intellectual disabilities
    John 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...
  10. ncbi A study of firesetting and animal cruelty in children: family influences and adolescent outcomes
    Kimberly 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...
  11. ncbi Juvenile firesetting in Italy: relationship to aggression, psychopathology, personality, self-efficacy, and school functioning
    Giannetta 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...
  12. ncbi Care staff perceptions of challenging behaviour and fear of assault
    John 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...
  13. ncbi Commentary: Models and correlates of firesetting behavior
    Graham D Glancy
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 31:53-7. 2003
  14. doi Animal-rights activists invade Europe
    Geoff Brumfiel
    Nature 451:1034-5. 2008
  15. ncbi Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and pediatric burn injury: important considerations regarding premorbid risk
    Kristy M Fritz
    Department of Psychology, Columbus Children s Hospital, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, OH 43054, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 19:565-9. 2007
    ....
  16. pmc The quarantine war: the burning of the New York Marine Hospital in 1858
    Kathryn Stephenson
    New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA
    Public Health Rep 119:79-92. 2004
  17. ncbi Tracking down a killer
    Dave Kuiawa
    Industrial Scientific Corporation, USA
    Occup Health Saf 74:92, 94. 2005
  18. ncbi Fire-settng behavior associated with Klinefelter syndrome
    Ariel 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.
  19. ncbi Characteristics of low IQ arsonists at psychiatric assessment
    Geoff 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...
  20. ncbi Epidemiology of firesetting in adolescents: mental health and substance use correlates
    Sherri 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...
  21. ncbi Burn Education Awareness Recognition and Support (BEARS): a community-based juvenile firesetters assessment and treatment program
    B 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...
  22. ncbi Intrapsychic dynamics, behavioral manifestations, and related interventions with youthful fire setters
    Dian 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...
  23. ncbi Pervasive developmental disorders and criminal behaviour: a case control study
    Svend 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)...
  24. ncbi The transfer of petrol on to clothing and shoes while pouring petrol around a room
    S 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...
  25. ncbi Are girls and boys from different planets?
    Melissa P DelBello
    J Clin Psychiatry 68:1563-4. 2007
  26. pmc Is arson the crime most strongly associated with psychosis?--A national case-control study of arson risk in schizophrenia and other psychoses
    Sophia 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...
  27. ncbi Firesetting, arson, pyromania, and the forensic mental health expert
    Paul 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...
  28. pmc An uncommon case of random fire-setting behavior associated with Todd paralysis: a case report
    Masayuki 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...
  29. ncbi Mental illness and psychiatric treatment amongst firesetters, other offenders and the general community
    Lauren 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...
  30. ncbi Offending behaviours of child and adolescent firesetters over a 10-year follow-up
    Ian 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...
  31. pmc 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
    ....
  32. ncbi An unusual case of random fire-setting behavior associated with lacunar stroke
    Herbert Bosshart
    Clienia, Psychiatric Outpatient Facility, Wetzikon, Switzerland
    Forensic Sci Int 209:e8-10. 2011
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  33. ncbi Interdisciplinary knowledge translation: lessons learned from a mental health: fire service collaboration
    Joanna 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...
  34. ncbi Ganser syndrome followed by major depressive episode
    P 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...
  35. ncbi Valid internal standard technique for arson detection based on gas chromatography-mass spectrometry
    Pedro A S Salgueiro
    Laboratorio de Policia Cientifica, PJ, 1169 007 Lisboa, Portugal
    J Chromatogr A 1257:189-94. 2012
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  36. ncbi Phenomenology and treatment of behavioural addictions
    Jon 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...
  37. ncbi Exposure to fire setting behavior on YouTube
    Meara 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...
  38. ncbi 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...
  39. ncbi Young people and caregivers' perceptions of an intervention program for children who deliberately light fires
    Ian 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...
  40. ncbi Women and firesetting: a qualitative analysis of context, meaning, and development
    Eimear 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...
  41. ncbi Patients with a history of arson admitted to medium security: characteristics on admission and follow-up postdischarge
    Clive 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. ..
  42. ncbi The prevalence of low self-esteem in an intellectually disabled forensic population
    P Johnson
    Research and Development, Calderstones Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Lancashire, UK
    J Intellect Disabil Res 56:317-25. 2012
    ....
  43. ncbi Functional consistency across two behavioural modalities: fire-setting and self-harm in female special hospital patients
    Sarah Miller
    Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    Crim Behav Ment Health 17:31-44. 2007
    ....
  44. ncbi Terrorists are activists who renounce non-violence
    Sarah Reichard
    Nature 448:22. 2007
  45. ncbi Gender differences amongst adult arsonists at psychiatric assessment
    Geoff 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...
  46. ncbi Survey of primary school educators regarding burn-risk behaviors and fire-safety education
    Joseph 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...
  47. ncbi Environmental activism: in the name of nature
    Emma Marris
    Nature 443:498-501. 2006
  48. ncbi Activists: arson risks killing innocent people
    Mike Fainzilber
    Nature 448:22. 2007
  49. ncbi Forensic analysis of wooden safety matches -- a case study
    N 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...
  50. pmc 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...
  51. ncbi The organization of the psychiatric service and criminality committed by the mentally ill
    P Kramp
    Clinic of Forensic Psychiatry, Blegdamsvej 6B, 2, DK 2200 Copenhagen N, Denmark
    Eur Psychiatry 24:401-11. 2009
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  52. ncbi Business recovery at an arson damaged office
    Russell 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...
  53. ncbi Potential dangers of accelerant use in arson
    Karen 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...
  54. ncbi Creating a firestorm: a review of children who deliberately light fires
    Ian 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...
  55. ncbi From stack-firing to pyromania: medico-legal concepts of insane arson in British, US and European contexts, c. 1800-1913. Part I
    Jonathan 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)...
  56. ncbi 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...
  57. ncbi The link between maltreatment and juvenile firesetting: correlates and underlying mechanisms
    C 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...
  58. ncbi Arson, an attractive monk, and our vertigo clinic
    Tadayoshi Irino
    Irino Clinic, Division of Vertigo, Institute of Neuroscience, Osaka, Japan
    Lancet 370:2126. 2007
  59. ncbi Clinical characteristics and psychiatric comorbidity of pyromania
    Jon 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...
  60. ncbi Psychiatric assessment of aggressive patients: a violent attack on a resident
    Daniel 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...
  61. ncbi Fire interest and antisociality as risk factors in the severity and persistence of juvenile firesetting
    Sherri 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...
  62. ncbi Fire fetishism, diagnostic and clinical implications: a review of two cases
    D 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...
  63. ncbi Impulse control disorders and depression
    Michel 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)...
  64. ncbi Fire fetishism in a female arsonist?
    Krishna Balachandra
    Can J Psychiatry 47:487-8. 2002
  65. ncbi Primal scene derivatives in the work of Yukio Mishima: the primal scene fantasy
    Ronald 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...
  66. ncbi Criminal psychological profiling of serial arson crimes
    Richard 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...
  67. ncbi An overview of reported youth violence in Puerto Rico
    Carmen 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...
  68. ncbi Dual diagnosis patients in the urban psychiatric emergency room
    H L Wolfe
    University of California, San Francisco
    J Psychoactive Drugs 21:169-75. 1989
    ....
  69. ncbi Personality and neuropsychological function in violent, sexual and arson offenders
    Mairead Dolan
    Mental Health Services of Salford
    Med Sci Law 42:34-43. 2002
    ....
  70. ncbi 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...
  71. pmc Public health impact of the 1992 Los Angeles civil unrest
    C 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...
  72. ncbi Hospital fire training heats up
    D 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...
  73. ncbi What every nurse needs to know about ... juvenile firesetters. A report of the Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Project
    M 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...
  74. ncbi The effect of compressed air foam on the detection of hydrocarbon fuels in fire debris samples
    S 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...
  75. ncbi What every professional who works with adolescents needs to know about firesetters
    M 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...
  76. ncbi Two-year prediction of children's firesetting in clinically referred and nonreferred samples
    D 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
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  77. ncbi [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
    ....
  78. ncbi A psychosocial approach to arson--a case controlled study of female offenders
    S 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...
  79. ncbi ["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
    ....
  80. ncbi Adolescents' fire-setting awareness under boredom: relation to personality variables
    Renée 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...
  81. ncbi Juvenile firesetters
    Andrew Sparber
    J Child Adolesc Psychiatr Nurs 18:93-4. 2005
  82. pmc Looking for pyromania: characteristics of a consecutive sample of Finnish male criminals with histories of recidivist fire-setting between 1973 and 1993
    Nina 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...
  83. ncbi Closing the research-practice gap: factors affecting adoption and implementation of a children's mental health program
    Joanna 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...
  84. pmc Alcohol outlets, gonorrhea, and the Los Angeles civil unrest: a longitudinal analysis
    Deborah 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...
  85. ncbi [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...
  86. ncbi [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...
  87. ncbi Fire interest, fire setting and psychopathology in Australian children: a normative study
    Mark 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...
  88. ncbi SPECT imaging and treatment of pyromania
    Jon E Grant
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:998. 2006
  89. ncbi Fire and behavior: exploring intrapsychic trauma in arson survivors
    Dian 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...
  90. ncbi [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...
  91. ncbi Human ecological intervention and the role of forest fires in human ecology
    N 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...
  92. ncbi Forensic psychology in Iceland: a survey of members of the Icelandic Psychological Society
    Jon 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...
  93. ncbi 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
    ....
  94. ncbi [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
  95. ncbi Suicide with associated acts of arson: two cases from Colorado
    Thomas 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...
  96. ncbi [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...
  97. ncbi A brush fire forensic case
    R 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...
  98. ncbi A comparative study of the behavioral, personality, and fire history characteristics of residential and outpatient adolescents (ages 12-17) with firesetting behaviors
    Joyce Pollinger
    FirePsych Inc, Norwood, MA 02062, USA
    Adolescence 40:345-53. 2005
    Juvenile firesetting behavior has received relatively little research attention and previous attempts to systematically classify this heterogeneous population of children has been only partially successful...
  99. ncbi Trends and challenges in forensic research on offenders with intellectual disability
    William 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)...
  100. ncbi The use of vapour phase ultra-violet spectroscopy for the analysis of arson accelerants in fire scene debris
    R 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...
  101. ncbi Efficacy of cognitive-behavioral treatment and fire safety education for children who set fires: initial and follow-up outcomes
    D 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...

Research Grants7

  1. ALCOHOL OUTLETS, BROKEN WINDOWS, GONORRHEA AND HIV RISK
    Deborah 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. ..
  2. Screening for comorbidity in substance abuse clinics
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. GIS, ALCOHOL MARKETING, AND ALCOHOL-RELATED OUTCOMES
    Deborah 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. ..
  4. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Pathological Gambling
    Jon 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. ..
  5. Away From Home and Out of School
    Deborah 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. ..
  6. Substance Use Comorbidity Care: Evidence-Based Stepped Strategies for Depression
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. SMART: Improving Detection & Outcome of Psychiatric Comorbidity in Drug Treatment
    Carlos Blanco; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..