Tamsin Higgs (UdeM)

Département de psychologie
Université de Montréal
C.P. 6128, Succ. Centre-ville
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7

Pav. Marie-Victorin, local E354
Téléphone : (514) 343-6111, poste 40538



Higgs, T., Proulx, J., Gauthier, A., Garant, É., & James, J. (2021). Sexual sadism and offending. In L. A. Craig & R. Bartels (Eds.), Sexual Deviance: Understanding, Assessing and Managing Deviant Sexual Interests and Paraphilic Disorders. Wiley. www

Higgs, T., Lord, A., Stefanska, E.B. & Perkins, D. (2020). Assessing Sadism in Sexual Offenders. In J. Proulx, F. Cortoni, L.A. Craig & E. J. Letourneau (Eds.), Handbook of What Works with Sexual Offenders. Contemporary Perspectives in Theory, Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention (pp. 139-152). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Proulx, J., James, J. & Higgs, T. (2020). Sexual Murderers. In J. Proulx, F. Cortoni, L.A. Craig & E. J. Letourneau (Eds.), Handbook of What Works with Sexual Offenders. Contemporary Perspectives in Theory, Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention (pp. 295-310). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Higgs, T., & Stefanska, E. (2018). Psychological and criminological factors in diverse types of sexual murderers. In J. Proulx, A. Carter, E. Beauregard, A. Mokros, R Darjee, & J. James (Eds.), Routledge International Handbook of Sexual Homicide Studies (pp. 92-103). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Stefanska, E., & Higgs, T. (2018). Understanding the sexual element in sexual murder. In J. Proulx, A. Carter, E. Beauregard, A. Mokros, R. Darjee, & J. James (Eds.), Routledge International Handbook of Sexual Homicide Studies (pp. 104-116). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Carter, A., Barnett, G., Stefanska, E., & Higgs, T. (2014). Offense pathways of extrafamilial child molesters. In J. Proulx, E. Beauregard, P. Lussier, & B. Leclerc. Pathways to Sexual Aggression (pp. 316-334). Oxon,
UK: Routledge.

Olver, M. E., Mundt, J. C., Hogan, N. R., Coupland, R. B. A., Eggert, J. E., Higgs, T., Lewis, K., Cortoni, F., Gordon, A., Morgan, P. J., & Wong, S. C. P. (2022). Assessing dynamic violence risk: Common language risk levels and recidivism rates for the Violence Risk Scale. Psychological Assessment. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/pas0001116

James., J., Higgs, T., & Langevin, S. (2020). Reactive and proactive aggression in sexual homicide offenders. Journal of Criminal Justice. Online 9 September 2020, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2020.101728

Higgs, T., Olver, M. E., Nunes, K. L., & Cortoni, F. (2020). Risk relevance of psychometric assessment in high-risk violent offenders. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 25(2), 219-236. https://doi.org/10.1111/lcrp.12173

Higgs, T., Cortoni, F., & Nunes, K. (2019). Reducing violence risk? Some positive recidivism outcomes for Canadian treated high-risk offenders. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 46, 359-373. www

Higgs, T., James, J., & Proulx, J. (2019). The unusual suspects: Multiple perpetrator and multiple concurrent victim sexual homicide. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 63(9), 1705-1725. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X19830854

Stefanska, E., Higgs, T., Carter, A., & Beech, A. (2018). "We boil at different degrees": Factors associated with severity of attack in sexual killing. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. doi:10.1177/0886260518758333

Higgs, T., Carter, A., Tully, R., & Browne, K. (2017). Sexual murder typologies: A systematic review. Aggression and Violent Behavior. 35, 1-12. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2017.05.004

Higgs, T., Tully, R., & Browne, K. (2017). Psychometric properties in forensic application of the screening version of the Psychopathy Checklist. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative  Criminology, 62(7), 1869-1887. doi:10.1177/0306624X17719289

Higgs, T., Stefanska, E., Carter, A., & Browne, K. (2017). The developmental and criminal histories of subgroups of sexual murderers engaging, or not engaging, in post mortem sexual interference, compared to rapists. Journal of Criminal Justice, 53, 92-101. doi:10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2017.10.001

Stefanska, E., Higgs, T., Carter, A., & Beech, A. (2017). When is a murder a sexual murder? Understanding the sexual element in the classification of sexual killings. Journal of Criminal Justice, 50, 53-61. doi:10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2017.03.004

Carter, A., Hollin, C., Stefanska, E., Higgs, T., & Bloomfield, S. (2016). The use of crime scene and demographic information in the identification of non-serial sexual homicide. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 61(14), 1554-1569. doi:10.1177/0306624X16630313

Higgs, T., & Carter, A. (2015). Autism Spectrum Disorder and sexual offending: Responsivity in forensic interventions. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 22, 112-119. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2015.04.003

Higgs, T., Carter, A., Stefanska, E., & Glorney, E. (2015). Toward identification of the sexual killer: A comparison of sexual killers engaging in post-mortem sexual interference and non-homicide sexual aggressors. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 29(5): 479-499. doi:10.1177/1079063215609935

Stefanska, E., Carter, A., Higgs, T., Bishopp, D., & Beech, A. (2015). Offense pathways of non-serial sexual killers. Journal of Criminal Justice, 43(2), 99-107. doi:10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2015.01.001

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