n Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology - Using computerised diagnosis to determine the prevalence and incidence of psychopathology in a prison population
|Article Title||Using computerised diagnosis to determine the prevalence and incidence of psychopathology in a prison population|
|© Publisher:||Criminological and Victimological Society of Southern Africa (CRIMSA)|
|Journal||Acta Criminologica: Southern African Journal of Criminology|
|Author||W. Mollentze and D.A. Louw|
|Publication Date||Jan 2002|
|Pages||87 - 110|
The relationship between crime and psychopathology is complex and has been the focus of debate for decades. Although various previous investigations into the correlation between crime and psychological disorders have frequently been criticised on methodological grounds, researchers have nonetheless been increasingly successful in identifying methodologically acceptable relationships between crime and abnormal behaviour (Crichton 1999; Hodgins 1993; Mobley 1999).
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