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Exploring the Experience of Romantic Relationships and Sexuality Education in Neurodivergent and Neurotypical Young Individuals (2024)
Journal Article
Smusz, M., Allely, C., Birkbeck, C., & Bidgood, A. (2024). Exploring the Experience of Romantic Relationships and Sexuality Education in Neurodivergent and Neurotypical Young Individuals. Sexuality and Disability, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11195-024-09857-8

Purpose The literature indicates that sexuality education provided in schools/colleges in the United Kingdom (UK) may not be appropriate for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). There appears to be a lack of understanding of the subject rega... Read More about Exploring the Experience of Romantic Relationships and Sexuality Education in Neurodivergent and Neurotypical Young Individuals.

“Taking part in the project has really changed our experience as a family” Investigating parents’ experience of participation in a study to screen for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. (2024)
Journal Article
McCarthy, R., Blackburn, C., Mukherjee, R., Allely, C., & Cook, P. (2024). “Taking part in the project has really changed our experience as a family” Investigating parents’ experience of participation in a study to screen for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Heliyon, 10(9), https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2024.e30076

Background Screening children for developmental disorders presents unique ethical and methodological challenges, particularly with disorders associated with high levels of shame and stigma. Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a neurodevelopmen... Read More about “Taking part in the project has really changed our experience as a family” Investigating parents’ experience of participation in a study to screen for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder..

Implementing supplementary breast cancer screening in women with dense breasts: Insights from European radiographers and radiologists (2024)
Journal Article
Mizzi, D., Allely, C., Zarb, F., & Mercer, C. (2024). Implementing supplementary breast cancer screening in women with dense breasts: Insights from European radiographers and radiologists. Radiography, 30(3), 908-919. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2024.04.003

Introduction In response to the critical need for enhancing breast cancer screening for women with dense breasts, this study explored the understanding of challenges and requirements for implementing supplementary b... Read More about Implementing supplementary breast cancer screening in women with dense breasts: Insights from European radiographers and radiologists.

Broad Perspectives of the Experience of Romantic Relationships and Sexual Education in Neurodivergent Adolescents and Young Adults (2024)
Journal Article
Smusz, M., Allely, C. S., & Bidgood, A. (2024). Broad Perspectives of the Experience of Romantic Relationships and Sexual Education in Neurodivergent Adolescents and Young Adults. Sexuality and Disability, 42(2), 459-499. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11195-024-09840-3

Neurodivergent young people tend to struggle with building and maintaining their romantic relationships. Despite this, there appears to be a lack of appropriate sexuality education delivered to them. This review aims to present and discuss the most c... Read More about Broad Perspectives of the Experience of Romantic Relationships and Sexual Education in Neurodivergent Adolescents and Young Adults.

Identification and support of autistic individuals within the UK Criminal Justice System: a practical approach based upon professional consensus with input from lived experience (2024)
Journal Article
Woodhouse, E., Hollingdale, J., Davies, L., Al-Attar, Z., Young, S., Vinter, L. P., …Allely, C. (in press). Identification and support of autistic individuals within the UK Criminal Justice System: a practical approach based upon professional consensus with input from lived experience. BMC Medicine, 22(1), 157. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12916-024-03320-3

Background: Autism spectrum disorder (hereafter referred to as autism) is characterised by difficulties with (i) social communication, social interaction, and (ii) restricted and repetitive interests and behaviours. Estimates of autism prevalence wit... Read More about Identification and support of autistic individuals within the UK Criminal Justice System: a practical approach based upon professional consensus with input from lived experience.

Exploring the experiences of an autistic male convicted of stalking (2024)
Journal Article
Rawdon, N., Vinter, L. P., Allely, C., & Wheatley, R. (2024). Exploring the experiences of an autistic male convicted of stalking. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 1-34. https://doi.org/10.1080/14789949.2024.2339537

Despite an increasing number of studies which examine the interplay between autism and offending mechanisms, there has been a lack of research investigating the interplay between autism and stalking. It was anticipated that findings from this investi... Read More about Exploring the experiences of an autistic male convicted of stalking.

Case Analysis: Application of the TRAP-18 to the Perpetrator of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting in Parkland, Florida (2024)
Journal Article
Allely, C., Scheithauer, H., & Langman, P. (in press). Case Analysis: Application of the TRAP-18 to the Perpetrator of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting in Parkland, Florida. Journal of Threat Assessment and Management,

Objectives and Method: It is argued that there are overlaps and similarities in the dynamics and other characteristics between perpetrators of acts of terrorist violence and perpetrators of school shootings. In this case analysis paper, we retroactiv... Read More about Case Analysis: Application of the TRAP-18 to the Perpetrator of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting in Parkland, Florida.

The Application of the Path to Intended Violence Model and the TRAP-18 in the Case of the Christchurch Mosque Shooter (2024)
Journal Article
Allely, C., Wicks, S., & McLaren, S. (2024). The Application of the Path to Intended Violence Model and the TRAP-18 in the Case of the Christchurch Mosque Shooter. Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, 11(1), 32–47. https://doi.org/10.1037/tam0000211

Objectives and Method: In this case analysis, we applied the Path to Intended Violence model (PTIV) and the Terrorist Radicalization Assessment Protocol (TRAP-18) in order to study the 28-year-old shooter (herein referred to as BT) who perpetrated tw... Read More about The Application of the Path to Intended Violence Model and the TRAP-18 in the Case of the Christchurch Mosque Shooter.

Exploring the presence of a sex-specific phenotype of autism spectrum disorder in a random cohort of males and females: a retrospective case note service audit (2024)
Journal Article
Day, R., Simmons, L., Shade, E., Jennison, J., Allely, C. S., & Mukherjee, R. A. S. (in press). Exploring the presence of a sex-specific phenotype of autism spectrum disorder in a random cohort of males and females: a retrospective case note service audit. Advances in Autism, 10(2), 53-68. https://doi.org/10.1108/aia-11-2022-0053

Purpose-Recent research has proposed a specific female phenotype within autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It suggests females exhibit differences in social communication styles with higher levels of camouflaging and compensatory strategies, as well as... Read More about Exploring the presence of a sex-specific phenotype of autism spectrum disorder in a random cohort of males and females: a retrospective case note service audit.

Autism spectrum disorder, extremism and risk assessment (2024)
Journal Article
Allely, C. S., Jouenne, E., Westphal, A., Staufenberg, E., & Murphy, D. (in press). Autism spectrum disorder, extremism and risk assessment. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1002/cbm.2330

Background: To date, there is no evidence supporting the existence of an association between Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and extremism in the general population. However, there is increasing recognition that several features of ASD may provide the... Read More about Autism spectrum disorder, extremism and risk assessment.

Immediate and repeat interrogative suggestibility in a sample of adolescents with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (2023)
Journal Article
Gilbert, D. J., Gudjonsson, G., Cook, P., Mukherjee, R. A. S., & Allely, C. (2024). Immediate and repeat interrogative suggestibility in a sample of adolescents with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Diversity & Inclusion Research, 1(1), e12007. https://doi.org/10.1002/dvr2.12007

Individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are more likely to be involved with the criminal justice system (CJS) than neurotypical individuals. Interrogative suggestibility is theorised to be a weakness in this population; this is the f... Read More about Immediate and repeat interrogative suggestibility in a sample of adolescents with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.

“Their Normal is Just Different to Ours”: How Does Police Occupational Culture Contribute to Their Understanding of Autism? (2023)
Thesis
Hepworth, D. (2023). “Their Normal is Just Different to Ours”: How Does Police Occupational Culture Contribute to Their Understanding of Autism?. (Thesis). University of Salford

This exploratory, qualitative PhD study aimed to explore how police occupational culture theory can be used to view police behaviours and attitudes towards autism, and how autistic individuals perceive the police following experiences as suspects. P... Read More about “Their Normal is Just Different to Ours”: How Does Police Occupational Culture Contribute to Their Understanding of Autism?.

‘I inevitably get in trouble…in one way or another’: qualitative exploration of the vulnerabilities and experiences of justice system encountered individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. (2023)
Journal Article
Gilbert, D., Allely, C., & Penny, C. (2023). ‘I inevitably get in trouble…in one way or another’: qualitative exploration of the vulnerabilities and experiences of justice system encountered individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Forensic Science International, 4, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsiml.2023.100124

Background In comparison to the neurotypical population, individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) are over-represented in the criminal justice system (CJS). This study explores the perspectives of a small sample of individuals with F... Read More about ‘I inevitably get in trouble…in one way or another’: qualitative exploration of the vulnerabilities and experiences of justice system encountered individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder..

A realist evaluation of an enhanced court‐based liaison and diversion service for defendants with neurodevelopmental disorders (2023)
Journal Article
Chaplin, E., McCarthy, J., Marshall-Tate, K., Ali, S., Harvey, D., Childs, J., …Forrester, A. (2023). A realist evaluation of an enhanced court‐based liaison and diversion service for defendants with neurodevelopmental disorders. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1002/cbm.2315

Background: In England, court‐based mental health liaison and diversion (L&D) services work across courts and police stations to support those with severe mental illness and other vulnerabilities. However, the evidence around how such services suppor... Read More about A realist evaluation of an enhanced court‐based liaison and diversion service for defendants with neurodevelopmental disorders.

The development of the Cognitive Behavioural Social Competence Therapeutic Intervention for Adults with Autism: A mixed methods report (2023)
Journal Article
Tate, D., Dubrow‐Marshall, L., & Allely, C. S. (in press). The development of the Cognitive Behavioural Social Competence Therapeutic Intervention for Adults with Autism: A mixed methods report. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, https://doi.org/10.1002/capr.12711

Background: Many young people with autism can have an average or above average IQ, yet they still struggle with the social competencies needed to successfully navigate into adulthood. Despite many individuals with autism experiencing significant chal... Read More about The development of the Cognitive Behavioural Social Competence Therapeutic Intervention for Adults with Autism: A mixed methods report.

Development and Pre-Feasibility Testing of SPECIFiC: A Psychoeducation Programme for Caregivers of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) (2023)
Journal Article
Price, A. D., Mukherjee, R. A. S., Webster, A., Tate, D., Allely, C. S., Brown, S., …Cook, P. A. (2023). Development and Pre-Feasibility Testing of SPECIFiC: A Psychoeducation Programme for Caregivers of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). Journal of Child and Family Studies, 32(10), 3026-3041. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-023-02637-6

A growing number of evidence-based services are available for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), but few focus on caregiver psychoeducation. Despite new guidance in the UK requiring FASD services, the evidence base for effective interventions is... Read More about Development and Pre-Feasibility Testing of SPECIFiC: A Psychoeducation Programme for Caregivers of Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

Overview of Offenders with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (2023)
Book Chapter
Gilbert, D., Mukherjee, R., Cook, P., Gilbert, D., & Allely, C. S. (2023). Overview of Offenders with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. In J. McCarthy, R. Alexander, & E. Chaplin (Eds.), Forensic Aspects of Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Clinician's Guide. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (CUP)

Autism spectrum disorder and personality disorders: How do clinicians carry out a differential diagnosis? (2023)
Journal Article
Allely, C. S., Woodhouse, E., & Mukherjee, R. A. (2023). Autism spectrum disorder and personality disorders: How do clinicians carry out a differential diagnosis?. Autism, 27(6), 1847-1850. https://doi.org/10.1177/13623613231151356

Although it is recognised that autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and personality disorders (PDs) have a variety of factors in common, the exact nature of the relationship between ASD and the PDs remains unclear. The overlapping symptom profiles and comp... Read More about Autism spectrum disorder and personality disorders: How do clinicians carry out a differential diagnosis?.

The feasibility and utility of the Terrorist Radicalization Assessment Protocol (TRAP-18) : a review and recommendations (2022)
Journal Article
Allely, C., & Wicks, S. (2022). The feasibility and utility of the Terrorist Radicalization Assessment Protocol (TRAP-18) : a review and recommendations. Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, 9(4), 218-259

The ability to accurately predict the risk of an individual committing an act of targeted violence is likely to be impossible given the low base rate of these acts (Goodwill & Meloy, 2019). Nevertheless, prevention is possible if there is a focus on... Read More about The feasibility and utility of the Terrorist Radicalization Assessment Protocol (TRAP-18) : a review and recommendations.

Application of the Terrorist Radicalization Assessment Protocol (TRAP-18) to the case of the Army-Navy recruiting center attacker in Little Rock, Arkansas (2022)
Journal Article
Tassin, C., & Allely, C. S. (2024). Application of the Terrorist Radicalization Assessment Protocol (TRAP-18) to the case of the Army-Navy recruiting center attacker in Little Rock, Arkansas. Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, 16(3), 402-427. https://doi.org/10.1080/19434472.2022.2118349

We applied the Path to Intended Violence (PTIV; Calhoun & Weston, 2003) model and the Terrorist Radicalization Assessment Protocol (TRAP-18; Meloy et al., 2015) to study the case of a lone-actor jihadist who carried out a fatal shooting at a joint... Read More about Application of the Terrorist Radicalization Assessment Protocol (TRAP-18) to the case of the Army-Navy recruiting center attacker in Little Rock, Arkansas.