Social Problem Solving and Offending: Evidence, Evaluation and Evolution (Wiley Series in Forensic Clinical Psychology)
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The evidence for social problem solving deficits being relevant tothe understanding and treatment of offending behaviour has beenaccumulating since the 1980s. Reasoning and Rehabilitation(R&R), the first structured cognitive-behavioural treatmentprogramme used widely with prisoners, included social problemsolving as a key component and is now in use worldwide. Morerecently, interventions that focus specifically on social problemsolving have recently been developed. Arranged in three parts(evidence, evaluation and evolution and exploration), this bookdraws together aetiological and therapeutic research evidence andpractice over the last twenty years in social problem-solving withoffenders.