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Research Output for James Vess

Note: The 2012, 2013, 2014 publications have not been audited.

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Publications

2014 School of Psychology

Powell, Martine, Day, Andrew, Benson, Mairi, Vess, Jim and Graffam, Joe (2014) Australian police officers' perceptions of sex offender registries, Policing and society : an international journal of research and policy, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 120-133, Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, England [C1]
ERA journal ID: 17380 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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Vess, James, Day, Andrew, Powell, Martine and Graffam, Joe (2014) International sex offender registration laws : research and evaluation issues based on a review of current scientific literature, Police practice and research : an international journal, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 322-335, Routledge, Abingdon, England [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 17376 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-84901020956
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2013 School of Psychology

Day, Andrew and Vess, James (2013) Targeting anger in forensic populations, in Fernandez, Ephrem (eds), Treatments for anger in specific populations: theory, application, and outcome, pp. 158-175, Oxford University Press, Oxford, England [B2]
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2012 School of Psychology

Day, Andrew, Casey, Sharon, Vess, Jim and Huisy, Gina (2012) Assessing the therapeutic climate of prisons, Criminal Justice and Behavior, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 156-168, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, Calif. [C1]
ERA journal ID: 6208 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-84856431307
Citation counts: Scopus - 4, Thomson - 3
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2012 External

Casey, Sharon, Day, Andrew, Vess, James* and Ward, Tony (2012) Foundations of offender rehabilitation, Routlege, New York, N.Y. [A2]
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2011 School of Psychology

Day, Andrew, Casey, Sharon, Vess, James and Huisy, Gina (2011) Assessing the social climate of prisons, Criminology Research Council, Canberra, ACT [A5]
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Vess, James and Ward, Tony (2011) Sexual offences against children, in Sturmey, Peter and McMurran, Mary (eds), Forensic case formulation, John Wiley & Sons, Malden, Mass. [B1]
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Vess, James, Langskaill, Brooke, Day, Andrew, Powell, Martine and Graffam, Joe (2011) A comparative analysis of Australian sex offender legislation for sex offender registries, Australian and New Zealand journal of criminology, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 404-424, Sage Publications, London, U. K. [C1]
ERA journal ID: 16990 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-84864797742
Citation counts: Scopus - 5, Thomson - 3
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Vess, James (2011) Risk assessment with female sex offenders : can women meet the criteria of community protection laws?, Journal of sexual aggression, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 77-91, Routledge, London, England [C1]
ERA journal ID: 36225 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-79952719725
Citation counts: Scopus - 2, Thomson - 2
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Vess, James (2011) Ethical practice in sex offender assessment : consideration of actuarial and polygraph methods, Sexual abuse : a journal of research and treatment, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 381-396, Sage Publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, Calif. [C1]
ERA journal ID: 6664 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-80052804939
Citation counts: Scopus - 3, Thomson - 2
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2010 School of Psychology

Day, Andrew, Casey, Sharon, Ward, Tony*, Howells, Kevin* and Vess, James (2010) Transitions to better lives : offender readiness and rehabilitation, Willan Publishing, Devon, England [A1]
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Vess, James (2010) Forensic risk assessment : public protection versus offender rights, in Nash, Mike and Williams, Andy (eds), Handbook of public protection, pp. 87-102, Willan, Abingdon, England [B1]
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Vess, James (2010) Forensic risk assessment of a sexual offender, in Lewis, Andrew J.; Gould, Emma; Habib, Cherine and King, Ross (eds), Integrative assessment in clinical psychology, pp. 191-221, Australian Academic Press, Bowen Hills, QLD. [BN]
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Jones, Jennifer* and Vess, James (2010) Implicit theories and personality patterns in child-victim sex offenders, Sexual abuse in Australia and New Zealand, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 58-65, Australia and New Zealand Association for Treatment of Sexual Abuse (A N Z A T S A), Haymarket, N.S.W. [C1]
ERA journal ID: 41902 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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Murdoch, Sharlene*, Vess, James and Ward, Tony* (2010) Descriptive model of the offence process of women violent offenders : distal background variables, Psychiatry, psychology and law, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 368-384, Australian Academic Press Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Vic. [C1]
ERA journal ID: 6578 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-77954853758
Citation counts: Scopus - 2, Thomson - 2
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Vess, James and Skelton, Alex* (2010) Sexual and violent recidivism by offender type and actuarial risk : reoffending rates for rapists, child molesters and mixed-victim offenders, Psychology, crime and law, vol. 16, no. 7, pp. 541-554, Routledge, London, England [C1]
ERA journal ID: 6611 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-77955206606
Citation counts: Scopus - 5, Thomson - 3
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Wollert, Richard*, Cramer, Elliot*, Waggoner, Jacqueline*, Skelton, Alex* and Vess, James (2010) Recent research (N=9,305) underscores the importance of using age-stratified actuarial tables in sex offender risk assessments, Sexual abuse : a journal of research and treatment, vol. 22, no. 4, pp. 471-490, Sage Publications, Inc, Thousand Oaks, Calif. [C1]
ERA journal ID: 6664 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-78649532777
Citation counts: Scopus - 13, Thomson - 10
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2010 External

Vess, James*, Ward, Tony* and Yates, Pamela M.* (2010) Ethics of risk assessment, in Browne, Kevin D.; Craig, Leam A. and Beech, Anthony R. (eds), Assessments in forensic practice : a handbook, Wiley, Hoboken, N. J. [B1.1]
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2009 School of Psychology

Vess, James (2009) Risk assessment of sexual offenders for extended supervision orders in New Zealand : basic principles and current practice, Journal of child sexual abuse, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 174-189, Routledge, London, England [C1]
ERA journal ID: 40581 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-65549146369
Citation counts: Scopus - 4, Thomson - 4
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Vess, James and Eccleston, Lynne* (2009) Extended supervision of sexual offenders in Australia and New Zealand : differences in implementation across jurisdictions, Psychiatry, psychology and law, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 271-287, Australian Academic Press Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Vic. [C1]
ERA journal ID: 6578 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-70449331527
Citation counts: Scopus - 2, Thomson - 2
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Vess, James (2009) Fear and loathing in public policy : ethical issues in laws for sex offenders, Aggression and violent behavior, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 264-272, Elsevier Ltd., Amsterdam, The Netherlands [C1]
ERA journal ID: 6066 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-67349149591
Citation counts: Scopus - 19, Thomson - 16
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Vess, Jim (2009) Risk assessment and risk management with sex offenders : community protection vs. offender rights, ACEA 2009 / The reintegration puzzle : Proceedings of the 2009 Australasian Corrections Education Association - Reintegration Puzzle Conference, pp. 1-30, ACEA, Perth, Western Australia [EN.1]
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2009 External

Vess, James* (2009) Extended supervision or civil commitment for managing the risk of sexual offenders : public safety and individual rights, Sexual Abuse in Australia and New Zealand, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 70-78, Australia and New Zealand Association for Treatment of Sexual Abuse (A N Z A T S A), Haymarket, N.S.W. [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 41902 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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Ward, Tony*, Gannon, Theresa* and Vess, Jim* (2009) Human rights, ethical principles, and standards in forensic psychology, International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, vol. 53, no. 2, pp. 126-144, Sage Publications Inc, Thousand Oaks, Calif. [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 6319 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-62249194839
Citation counts: Scopus - 14, Thomson - 13
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2008 School of Psychology

Oxnam, Paul* and Vess, James (2008) Typology of adolescent sexual offenders : millon adolescent clinical inventory profiles, developmental factors, and offence characteristics, Journal of forensic psychiatry and psychology, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 228-242, BrunnerRoutledge, London, England [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 6412 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-42649145083
Citation counts: Scopus - 4, Thomson - 4
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Watson, Teresa* and Vess, James (2008) Short term reoffending by child victim sex offenders in New Zealand : a comparison of those with and without extended supervision, Sexual abuse in Australia and New Zealand, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 44-52, Australia News Zealand Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abuse (A N Z A T S A), Haymarket, N.S.W. [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 41902 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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Collie, Rachael*, Ward, Tony* and Vess, James (2008) Assessment and case conceptualization in sex offender treatment, Journal of behavior analysis of offender and victim treatment and prevention, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 65-81, BAO Organization, U.S.A [C2]
ERA journal ID: Not matching ERA journal list
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2008 External

Collie, Rachael*, Ward, Tony* and Vess, James* (2008) Sexual offenders, in Fritzon, Katarina and Wilson, Paul (eds), Forensic psychology and criminology : an Australasian perspective, pp. 87-99, McGraw-Hill Australia, North Ryde, N.S.W. [B1.1]
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Collie, Rachael*, Ward, Tony* and Vess, James* (2008) Sex offenders, in Fritzon, Katarina and Wilson, Paul (eds), Forensic psychology and criminology : an Australasian perspective, pp. 87-99, McGraw-Hill Australia, North Ryde, N.S.W. [B1.1]
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Thakker, J.*, Vess, James* and Ward, Tony* (2008) Cultural considerations within risk assessments, in Calder, Martin C. (eds), Contemporary risk assessment in safeguarding children, pp. 266-278, Russell House, Lyme Regis, England [B1.1]
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Skelton, Alex* and Vess, James* (2008) Risk of sexual recidivism as a function of age and actuarial risk, Journal of sexual aggression, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 199-209, Routledge, London, England [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 36225 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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Vess, James*, Ward, Tony* and Collie, Rachael* (2008) Case formulation with sex offenders : an illustration of individualized risk assessment, Journal of behavior analysis of offender and victim treatment and prevention, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 284-293, BAO Organization, U.S.A. [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: Not matching ERA journal list
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Vess, James* (2008) Sex offender risk assessment : consideration of human rights in community protection legislation, Legal and criminological psychology, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 245-256, British Psychological Society, Leicester, England [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 6509 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-50849110539
Citation counts: Scopus - 13
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Vess, J.* (2008) Risk assessment and management of sex offenders, in Unknown (ed.), ANZAPPL 2008 : Proceedings of the 28th Annual Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, p. 1, ANZAPPL, Sydney, N.S.W. [E1.1]
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2007 School of Psychology

Collie, Rachael*, Vess, James and Murdoch, Sharlene* (2007) Violence-related cognition : current research, in Gannon, Theresa A.; Ward, Tony; Beech, Anthony R. and Fisher, Dawn (eds), Aggressive offenders' cognition : theory, research, and practice, pp. 179-198, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, England [B1.1]
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2007 External

Watson, Teresa* and Vess, James* (2007) Risk assessment of child-victim sex offenders for extended supervision in New Zealand, Journal of forensic psychiatry and psychology, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 235-247, BrunnerRoutledge, London, England [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 6412 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-34247626788
Citation counts: Scopus - 4, Thomson - 3
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Vess, J.* (2007) Assessment of Axis II in case formulation and treatment planning, in Unknown (ed.), NZPsS 2007 : Proceedings of the 2007 Annual Conference of the New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists, p. 1, New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists, Nelson, N. Z. [E1.1]
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2006 School of Psychology

Riley, D.*, Skelton, A.* and Vess, James (2006) Assessing sex offender risk, in McMaster, Ken and Bakker, Leon (eds), Will they do it again? : assessing and managing risk, pp. 146-161, Hall McMaster & Associates, Lyttelton, New Zealand [B1.1]
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Vess, James (2006) Preparing practitioners for assessing and managing risk, in McMaster, Ken and Bakker, Leon (eds), Will they do it again? : assessing and managing risk, pp. 162-177, Hall McMaster & Associates, Lyttelton, New Zealand [B1.1]
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Wilson, N.*, Ogloff, J.* and Vess, James (2006) Expert conflict and potential confusion regarding reporting sexual risk prediction : an expert panel discussion, in Katsikitis, Mary (eds), Proceedings of the 2006 joint conference of the APS and NZPsS : psychology bridging the Tasman : science culture and practice, Australian Psychological Society, Melbourne, Australia [E1.1]
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2006 External

Oxnam, Paul* and Vess, James* (2006) Personality-based typology of adolescent sexual offenders using the Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory, New Zealand journal of psychology, vol. 35, no. 1, pp. 36-44, New Zealand Psychological Society, Christchurch, N.Z. [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 6537 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-33646001127
Citation counts: Scopus - 5
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Skelton, Alexander*, Riley, David*, Wales, David* and Vess, James* (2006) Assessing risk for sexual offenders in New Zealand : development and validation of a computer-scored risk measure, Journal of sexual aggression, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 277-286, Whiting and Birch, London, England [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 36225 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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Ward, Tony*, Vess, James*, Collie, Rachael M.* and Gannon, Theresa A.* (2006) Risk management or goods promotion : the relationship between approach and avoidance goals in treatment for sex offenders, Aggression and violent behavior, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 378-393, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 6066 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-33744941114
Citation counts: Scopus - 22, Thomson - 15
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2005 External

Heinze, Michaela C.* and Vess, James* (2005) The relationship among malingering, psychopathy, and the MMPI-2 validity scales in maximum security forensic psychiatric inpatients, Journal of forensic psychology practice, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 35-53, Routledge, Philadelphia, Pa. [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 6413 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-29244489220
Citation counts: Scopus - 3, Thomson - 2
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Vess, James* (2005) Preventive detention versus civil commitment : alternative policies for public protection in New Zealand and California., Psychiatry, psychology, and law, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 357-366, Routledge, Abingdon, England [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 6578 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-33645454393
Citation counts: Scopus - 8
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2004 External

Renzaglia, Gary*, Vess, James*, Hodel, Bettina* and McCrary, Laura* (2004) Mentally disordered offenders : from forensic state hospital to conditional release in California, International journal of law and psychiatry, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 31-44, Pergamon, Kidlington, England [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 17184 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-1542299143
Citation counts: Scopus - 4, Thomson - 2
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Vess, James*, Murphy, Carolyn* and Arkowitz, Steve* (2004) Clinical and demographic differences between sexually violent predators and other commitment types in a state forensic hospital, Journal of forensic psychiatry and psychology, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 669-681, Routledge, Abingdon, England [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 6412 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-11144331988
Citation counts: Scopus - 24, Thomson - 19
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Vess, J.* and Polaschek, D.* (2004) California's indefinite detention of sexually violent predators compared to New Zealand's use of preventive detention : different paths to a similar goal, ANZAPPL 2004 : Proceedings of the 24th Annual Congress of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, ANZAPPL, Port Douglas, Qld. [E1.1]
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2003 External

Arkowitz, Steve* and Vess, James* (2003) An evaluation of the bumby RAPE and MOLEST scales as measures of cognitive distortions with civilly committed sexual offenders, Sexual abuse : a journal of research and treatment, vol. 15, no. 4, pp. 237-249, Sage Publications, Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 6664 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-1542648941
Citation counts: Scopus - 26
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Murphy, Carolyn* and Vess, James* (2003) Subtypes of psychopathy : proposed differences between narcissistic, borderline, sadistic and antisocial psychopaths, Psychiatric quarterly, vol. 74, no. 1, pp. 11-29, Springer, New York, N.Y. [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 13104 – Scopus EID: 2-s2.0-0037672762
Citation counts: Scopus - 30, Thomson - 26
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Vess, James*, Brush, John* and Oertel, Renee* (2003) The structure of a computer assisted treatment plan for psychiatric inpatients: Meeting standards and improving care., The journal on information technology in healthcare, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 167-180, Health Level Seven Taiwan, Taipei City Taiwan, Republic of China [C1.1]
ERA journal ID: 10755 – Scopus EID: Not tagged
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Grants and Consultancies

All years

Research Income - National Competitive Grants

Day, A, Vess, J, Powell, M, Ward, A*, Carson, E*, Graffam, J and Casey, S. A Model of Sex Offender Registration, Monitoring, and Risk Management., ARC Grant - Discovery Projects [T]

  • 2013: $32,353
  • 2012: $36,924

Day, A, Casey, S* and Vess, J. Assessing the therapeutic climate of prisons, Criminology RC Grant - Research [T]

  • 2010: $27,608
  • 2011: $13,806

Research Income - Industry and Other Funding - International B (Other Income)

Day, A, Vess, J, Casey, S*, Casey, S and Ward, T*. Provision of research and training services for the Singapore Prison Service and the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports [V.3]

  • 2013: $132,415
  • 2012: $49,566
  • 2011: $123,915
  • 2010: $123,915

Higher Degree by Research Completions supervised by James Vess

No completions found or audited.

Legend:
* Not a member of Deakin University at time of output.

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