Dennis Kleinsasser

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The psychopathology and particularly the personality disorders of sex offenders were compared to general inmates of the Colorado Department of Corrections. Using the MCMI-III (Millon, 1994, 1997), sex offenders in general were found to have more varied types of personalities than general population inmates. Specifically, they were more schizoid, avoidant,(More)
The Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III (MCMI-III) is well suited for use in corrections settings. The MCMI-III's scales correlate with the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) personality disorders (frequently found in correctional settings), and the publisher offers a corrections-specific interpretive package.(More)
Current national standards and/or guidelines for correctional mental health care programs emphasize the importance of various levels of mental health screening and evaluation that should be performed by qualified personnel on all inmates as part of the admission process to a prison. The authors describe the results of a study that included data from all 50(More)
This study documents the development of an adult sex offender risk assessment tool. A sample of 494 sex offenders were followed for an average of 30 months. A risk scale was developed based upon criminal and therapeutic outcomes. The final risk scale included prior juvenile felony convictions, prior adult felony convictions, failure of the first or second(More)
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