The Role of Empathy in Anger Arousal in Violent Offenders and University Students

@article{Day2012TheRO,
  title={The Role of Empathy in Anger Arousal in Violent Offenders and University Students},
  author={A. Day and P. Mohr and K. Howells and A. Gerace and L. Lim},
  journal={International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology},
  year={2012},
  volume={56},
  pages={599 - 613}
}
  • A. Day, P. Mohr, +2 authors L. Lim
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology
A lack of empathic responsiveness toward others has been consistently identified as an important antecedent to aggressive behavior and violent crime, with many rehabilitation programs for violent offenders incorporating treatment modules that are specifically designed to increase offender empathy. This study examined the extent to which cognitive (perspective taking) and affective (empathic concern, personal distress) empathy predicted anger in a clinical (male prisoners convicted of a violent… Expand

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