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Associate Professor in Decision Science
Yates, P. (in press). "It's Just the Abuse that Needs to Stop": Professional Framing of Sibling Relationships in a Grounded Theory Study of Social Worker Decision Making Following Sibling Sexual Behavior. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse,
Sibling abuse is a global problem, arguably the most prevalent form of family violence, and as harmful as other familial abuse. There is evidence internationally that sibling ...
Connell, C., McKay, E. A., Furtado, V., & Singh, S. P. (2019). People with severe problematic personality traits and offending histories: What influences occupational participation?. European Psychiatry, 60, 14-19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpsy.2019.05.002
Background: Occupational participation is important for personality disordered offenders (PDOs) because
it is integral to health and desistance from offending. What influences...
McClatchey, K., Murray, J., Chouliara, Z., Rowat, A., & Hauge, S. R. (2019). Suicide Risk Assessment in the Emergency Department: An Investigation of Current Practice in Scotland. International Journal of Clinical Practice, 73(4), e13342. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.13342
Suicide is a global public health issue. Approximately one third of individuals who complete suicide have attended an emergency department in the year preceding the...
Scottish Institute for Policing Research
The aim of the project is to conduct a systematic review and host round-table discussions to explore the use of police discretion when making decisions in relation to individuals' vulnerability.
Curley, L. J., MacLean, R., Murray, J., Pollock, A. C., & Laybourn, P. (in press). Threshold point utilisation in juror decision-making. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 26(1), 110-128. https://doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2018.1485520
The current research aimed to identify whether a model of juror decision making (i.e. the threshold model) that encompasses both rational and intuitive decision m...
Yates, P. (2017). 'Siblings as better together': Social worker decision-making in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour. British Journal of Social Work, bcx018(1), 176-194. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcx018
Sibling abuse is arguably the most prevalent form of family violence (Meyers, 2014), with sibling sexual abuse more common than parental sexual abuse (Krienert and Walsh, 2011...
Yates, P. (2017). Sibling sexual abuse: why don't we talk about it?. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(15-16), 2482-2494. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13531
Aims and objectives
To explore two hypotheses for explaining why there is little written about sibling sexual abuse and to raise awareness of the subject in order better to pr...