A Qualitative Study of Incest Offender Implicit Theories with the Use of a Modified Assessment Tool

  title={A Qualitative Study of Incest Offender Implicit Theories with the Use of a Modified Assessment Tool},
  author={D. Boer},
  journal={Journal of Psychology \& Clinical Psychiatry},
  • D. Boer
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Psychology & Clinical Psychiatry
This article aims to provide an insight into the Implicit Theories (ITs) [1] harboured by Incest Offenders. This study was conducted on a sample of 27 inmates, all convicted for incest offending, from TePiriti, a Special Treatment Unit within the Auckland Prison located near Auckland, New Zealand. The sample comprised of five sub-classifications of Incest Offenders – Fathers, Brothers, Grand Fathers, Step-fathers and Uncles. The study took place in two stages. Stage one involved a questionnaire… Expand
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