Publications

Publications by Louise and her IFAL collaborators are listed below, IFAL authors are represented in bold text. You can also view lists of Louise’s publications and author level metrics at Louise’s Google Scholar profile.

SPECIAL ISSUES IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS

Dixon, L., Craig, L., & Wormith, S. (2015). Developments in the rehabilitation of violent and sexually violent offenders’: Special Issue. Journal of Aggression Conflict and Peace Research, 7, 201-286.

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Stairmand, M., Dixon, L., & Polaschek, D. (in press). Testing the Generalizability of the Event Process Model of Family Violence with an Incarcerated Sample. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative criminology.

Dempsey, F., Hammond, M., Dixon, L. (in press). Investigating whether controlling and aggressive relationship behaviors are discriminant. Aggressive Behavior.

Lysova, A.V., Hanson, K., Hines, D., Dixon, L., Douglas, E., & Celi, E. (2020). A qualitative study of male victims’ experiences with the criminal justice response to intimate partner abuse in four English speaking countries. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 1-18. doi: 10.1177/0093854820927442

Dixon, L., & Wride, A. (2020). Classification of Intimate Partner Aggression. Aggression and Violent Behavior. 101437. doi: 10.1016/j.avb.2020.101437

Dixon, L., Treharne, G. ,Celi, E.M., Hines, D., Lysova, A.V., & Douglas, E. (2020). Examining men’s experiences of abuse from a female intimate partner in four English speaking countries. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi: 10.1177/0886260520922342

Stairmand, M., Polashek, D.L.L, & Dixon, L. (2020). Putting coercive actions in context: Reconceptualizing motives for intimate partner violence perpetration. Aggression and Violent Behavior. doi: 10.1016/j.avb.2020.101388

Lysova, A., Hansen, K., Dixon, L., Hines, D., Douglas, E., & Celi, E. (2020). Internal and external barriers to help seeking: Voices of men who experienced abuse in the intimate relationships. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. doi: 10.1177/0306624X20919710

Schenk, S., Eisenbarth, H., & Dixon, L. (2020). Treating opiod use disorders in the criminal justice system with pharmacotherapy. Forensic Science International: Mind and Law, 1, 100009. doi: 10.1016/j.fsiml.2020.100009

DeClaire, K., Dixon, L., & Larkin, M. (2019). How prisoners and their partners experience the maintenance of their relationship during a prison sentence. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 293-306. doi:10.1002/casp.2445

Stairmand, M., Polashek, D.L.L, & Dixon, L. (2019). Perpetrators’ perspectives of family violence: An event process model. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1-24. doi: 10.1177/0886260519873440

Wegerhoff, D., Dixon, L., & Ward, T. (2019). The conceptualization of gangs: Changing the focus. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 47, 58-67.

Dixon, L., Harkins, L., & Wegerhoff, D. (2019). Incorporating sociocultural and situational factors into explanations of interpersonal violent crime. Psychology Crime and Law25 (6), 675-692. doi: 10.1080/1068316X.2018.1557183

Douglas, E.M., Hines, D.A., Dixon, L., Celi, E.M., & Lysova, A.V. (2018 epub ahead of print). Using technology to conduct focus groups with a hard-to-reach population: Male victims of partner abuse in four English speaking countries. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1-24. doi: 10.1177/0886260518799459

Brzozowski, A., Gillespie, S.M., Dixon, L., & Mitchell, I.J. (2018). Cardiac autonomic function and psychological characteristics of heterosexual female perpetrators of intimate partner physical aggression. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 1-24. doi: 10.1177/0886260518775748

Pornari, C.D., Dixon, L., & Humphreys, G.W. (2018). A preliminary investigation into a range of implicit and explicit offense supportive cognitions in perpetrators of physical intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violencedoi: 10.11177-0886260518755487

De Claire, K., & Dixon, L. (2017). The effects of prison visits on prisoners’ wellbeing, prison rule-breaking behaviour and recidivism. Trauma Violence and Abuse, 18, 185-199. doi: 10.1177/1524838015603209

Brzozowski, A., Gillespie, S.M., Dixon, L., & Mitchell, I.J. (2017). Mindfulness dampens cardiac responses to scenes of violence. Mindfulness, 9, 575-584. 10.1007/s12671-017-0799-6

Moran, D., Hutton, M., Dixon, L., & Disney, T. (2017). Daddy is a difficult word for me to hear’: Carceral geographies of parenting and the prison visiting room as a contested space of situated fathering. Children’s Geographies, 15, 107-121. doi: 10.1080/14733285.2016.1193592

Tew, J., Bennett, A., & Dixon, L. (2015). The Chromis experience: An interpretive phenomenological analysis of participants’ experiences of the Chromis programme. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 60, 1669-1689. doi: 10.1177/0306624X15586037

Bandyophadhyay, S., Abramovaite, J., & Dixon, L. (2015). The Dynamics of Intergenerational family Abuse: A focus on violence and abuse in intimate relationships. (Invitation to write for Special Issue on Violence and Discrimination against Women). Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, 27, 160-174. doi: 10.1177/0260107915582254

Tew, J., Harkins, L., & Dixon, L. (2015). Assessing the reliability and validity of the Self Report Psychopathy Scales in a UK Offender Population.  The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 26, 166-184. doi: 10.1080/14789949.2014.981565

Nebrinski, R., Harkins,L., Smith, K., Judson, S., & Dixon, L. (2015). The Role of Moral Disengagement in Street Gang Offending. Psychology Crime and Law, 21, 580-605. doi: 10.1080/1068316X.2015.1008476

Pornari, C., Dixon, L., & Humphreys. G.W. (2013). Implicit Theories in Intimate Partner Violence: What does the empirical literature suggest? Aggression and Violent Behavior, 18, 496 – 505. doi: 10.1080/10683160802190863

Howard, P., & Dixon, L. (2013). Identifying change in the likelihood of violent recidivism: Causal dynamic risk factors in the OASys Violence Predictor. Law and Human Behavior, 37, 163-174. doi: 10.1037/lhb0000012

Beech, A.R., Bartels, R.M., & Dixon, L. (2013). Assessment and treatment of distorted cognitions in sex offenders. Trauma Violence and Abuse. 14, 54-66. doi: 10.1177/1524838012463970

Archer, J. A., Dixon, L., & Graham-Kevan, N. (2012). Perpetrator programmes for partner violence: A rejoinder to Respect. Legal and Criminological Psychology. 17, 225 – 232. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8333.2012.02061.x

Tew, J., Dixon, L., Harkins, L., & Bennett, A. (2012). Investigating changes in anger and aggression in offenders with high levels of psychopathic traits attending the Chromis violence reduction programme. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 22, 191 – 201. doi: 10.1002/cbm.1832

Howard, P., & Dixon, L. (2012). The construction and validation of the OASys Violence Predictor: Advancing violence risk assessment in the English and Welsh correctional services. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 39, 287-307. doi: 10.1177/0093854811431239

Esquivel Santovena, E., & Dixon, L. (2012). Investigating the true rate of physical intimate partner violence: A review of nationally representative surveys. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 17, 208-219. doi: 10.1016/j.avb.2012.02.002

Dixon, L., Archer, J.A., & Graham-Kevan, N. (2012). Perpetrator programmes for partner violence: Are they based on ideology or evidence? Legal and Criminological Psychology, 17, 196-215. doi: 10.1111/j.2044-8333.2011.02029.x

Dixon, L., & Graham-Kevan, N. (2011). Understanding the nature and aetiology of intimate partner violence and implications for practice: A review of the evidence base. Clinical Psychology Review, 31, 1145-1155. doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2011.07.001

Dixon, L., & Graham-Kevan, N. (2011). Until Death Do They Part: Preventing Intimate Partner Homicide. The Psychologist, 24, 820-823. doi: 10.1108/17596591111154176

Howard, P., & Dixon, L. (2011). Developing an empirical classification of violent offences for use in the prediction of recidivism in England and Wales. Journal of Aggression Conflict and Peace Research, 3, 141-154. doi: 10.1108/17596591111154176

Hillberg, T., Hamilton-Giachritsis, C., & Dixon, L. (2011). Critical review of meta-analyses on the association between child sexual abuse and adult psychopathology: A systematic approach. Trauma violence and Abuse, 12, 38-49. doi: 10.1177/1524838010386812

Bowen, E., & Dixon, L. (2010). Evidence for current and prospective associations between facial affect recognition accuracy and anti-social behaviour during childhood. Journal of Aggressive Behavior, 36, 305-314. doi: 10.1002/ab.20357

Harkins, L., & Dixon, L. (2010). Sexual offending in groups: An evaluation. Journal of Aggression and Violent Behavior, 15, 87-99. doi: 10.1016/j.avb.2009.08.006

Dixon, L., Browne, K.D., Hamilton-Giachritsis, C., & Ostapuik, E. (2010). Differentiating patterns of violence in the family. Journal of Aggression Conflict and Peace Research, 2, 32-44. doi: 10.5042/jacpr.2010.0003

Stokes, H., Dixon, L., & Beech, A. (2009). Predicting dropout of incarcerated men from a long term aggression programme. Journal of Aggression Conflict and Peace Research, 1, 36-44. doi: 10.1108/17596599200900005

Dixon, L., Browne, K.D., & Hamilton-Giachritsis, C. (2009). Patterns of risk and protective factors in the intergenerational cycle of maltreatment. Journal of Family Violence, 24, 111-122. doi: 10.1007/s10896-008-9215-2

Dixon. L., Hamilton-Giachritsis, C., & Browne, K.D. (2008). Classifying partner femicide. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 23, 74-93. doi: 10.1177/0886260507307652

Dixon. L., Hamilton-Giachritsis, C., Browne, K.D., & Ostapuik, E. (2007). The co-occurrence of child and intimate partner maltreatment in the family: Characteristics of the violent perpetrators. Journal of Family Violence, 22, 675-689. doi: 10.1007/s10896-007-9115-x

Dixon. L., Browne, K.D., & Hamilton-Giachritsis, C. (2005). Risk factors of parents abused as children: A mediational analysis of the intergenerational continuity of child maltreatment (Part I). Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 46, 47-57. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2004.00339.x

Dixon. L., Hamilton-Giachritsis, C. & Browne, K.D. (2005). Attributions and behaviours of parents abused as children: A mediational analysis of the intergenerational continuity of child maltreatment (Part II). Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 46, 58-68. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7610.2004.00340.x

Dixon, L. & Browne, K.D. (2003). The heterogeneity of spouse abuse: A review. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 268, 1-24. doi: 10.1016/S1359-1789(02)00104-0

EDITED BOOKS

Craig, L.A., Dixon, L., & Gannon, T.A. (Eds.). (2013). What works in offender rehabilitation: An evidence based approach to assessment and treatment. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. 

Dixon, L., Perkins, D.F., Hamilton Giachritsis & Craig, L.A. (Eds.). (2017). What Works in Child Maltreatment: An Evidenced-Based Approach to Assessment and Intervention in child protection. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

PUBLISHED BOOK CHAPTERS

Dixon, L., & Graham Kevan, N. (2019). Assessing the risk and treatment needs of people who perpetrate intimate partner vioelnce. In Wormith, J.S., Craig, L.A., & Hogue, T. (Eds.), What Works in Violence Risk Management: Theory, Research and Practice. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Dixon, L., & Polaschek, D. (2018). Using the research evidence to inform the assessment and treatment of intimate partner aggression. In J. Ireland, P. Birch, and C. Ireland. International Handbook on Human Aggression: Current Issues and Perspectives. Taylor & Francis.

Dixon, L., & Bowen, E. (2017). Intimate partner violence and stalking. In G. Davies and A.R. Beech (Eds.), Forensic Psychology: BPS Textbooks in Psychology series (3rd ed). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Dixon, L., & Slep Smith, A. (2017). Intimate partner violence and child abuse. In L. Dixon., D. Perkins., C Hamilton Giachritsis and L. Craig. (Eds.), What Works in Child Protection: An Evidenced-Based Approach to Assessment and Intervention in Care Proceedings. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Dixon, L. (2017). Perpetrators of intimate partner violence. In K. Brown., A.R. Beech., S. Chou and L.A Craig (Eds.), Assessment in Forensic Practice: A handbook. Chichester: Wiley

Tew, J., Harkins, L. & Dixon, L. (2013). What works in reducing violent reoffending in psychopathic offenders. In L. Craig., L. Dixon and T. Gannon (Eds.), What works in offender rehabilitation: An evidenced based approach to assessment and treatment. Chichetster: Wiley-Blackwell

Harkins, L., & Dixon, L. (2012). A Multi-Factorial Approach to Understanding Multiple Perpetrator Sexual Offending. In T. Gannon and J. Wood  (Eds.), Group Processes and Aggression, p.75-95. Devon: Willan

Dixon, L., & Bowen, E. (2012). Intimate partner violence and stalking. In G. Davies and A.R. Beech (Eds.), Forensic Psychology: BPS Textbooks in Psychology series (2nd ed), p189-205. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell

Dixon, L. & Graham-Kevan, N. (2010). Spouse abuse. In B.S. Fisher and S.P. Lab (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of victomology and crime prevention, p6-10. Thousand Oaks. Sage

Browne, K.D., Falshaw, L & Dixon, L. (2002). Treating domestic violent Offenders. In K.D. Browne., H. Hanks., P. Stratton and C. Hamilton. (Eds.), Early prediction and prevention of child abuse: A handbook, p 317-336. Chichester: Wiley

REPORTS

Tew, J., Bennett, A., & Dixon, L. (2020). The Chromis Programme: Exploratory research using multiple case studies. Ministry of Justice Analytical Series 2020. London. HM Prison and probation Service. Open Government Licence.

Powis, B., Dixon, L., Woodhams, J. (2019). Exploring the nature of Muslim groups and related gang activity in three high security prisons: Findings from qualitative research. Ministry of Justice Analytical Series 2019. Ministry of Justice. Open Government Licence.

Bandyopadhyay, S., Woodhams, J., Dixon, L., Guru, S., & García-Ramos. (2017). Brighter Futures domestic violence perpetrator programme: final report of a mixed methods evaluation. Birmingham: Birmingham University and Better Policing Collaborative.

Hardie-Boys, N., Cording, J., Scanlen, A., Bishop, S., Polaschek, D., Carswell, S., Kaiwai, H., Frost-Kruse, O., MacNeil, P., Dixon, L., Grace, R. (2017). Family violence in New Zealand: Needs, experiences, and system responsiveness. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Justice.

Hardie-Boys, N., Cording, J., Scanlen, A., Polaschek, D., Carswell, S., Kaiwai, H., Frost-Kruse, O., MacNeil, P., Dixon, L. (2017). Rapid synthesis report of family violence research to inform advice about services. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Justice.

Bond, E., Bland, M., McGuire, J., Dixon, L., & Hallsworth, S. (2016). Domestic Abuse: An analysis of recorded domestic abuse in Dorset Police and a review of evidence for interventions to respond to, prevent and improve reporting rates of domestic abuse. Better Policing Collaborative, UK.

Bond, E., Bland, M., McGuire, J., Dixon, L., & Hallsworth, S. (2016). Domestic Abuse: An analysis of recorded domestic abuse in Norfolk Police and a review of evidence for interventions to respond to, prevent and improve reporting rates of domestic abuse. Better Policing Collaborative, UK.

Bloomfield, S., & Dixon, L. (2015). An outcome evaluation of the integrated domestic abuse programme (IDAP) and community domestic violence programme (CDVP): Analytical Summary. London: NOMS. Available from http://www.gov.uk.

Hallsworth, S., Dixon, L., Agnew, S., & Pinkney, C. (2013). Gangs and Gang Life in Birmingham: A report for the West Midlands Police. Birmingham, West Midlands Police

Dixon, L., Jones, R., Debelle, G., Edwards, C. & Robinson, L. (2012, February). Evaluating multiagency interventions for children living with intimate partner violence in Birmingham. BASPCAN News, 6.

Browne, K.D., Hamilton-Giachritsis, C., Johnson, R., Dixon, L., Ostergren, M., & Leth, I. (2004). Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. 2005 European Health Report. Copenhagen: World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe