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A Psychometric Typology of Child Abusers
A psychometric battery of measures, assessing a range of problem areas, was completed by 140 convicted untreated child abusers. Measures were adjusted for social desirability. Cluster analysis of the
The integrated theory of sexual offending
This paper represents a first attempt to provide an integrated framework to explain the onset, development, and maintenance of sexual offending. According to the Integrated Theory of Sexual Offending
The integration of etiology and risk in sexual offenders: A theoretical framework
In this paper, we incorporate the static and dynamic risk factors into an etiological framework. The major purpose in constructing the model is to link two related clinical domains in order to
Identifying Sexual Grooming Themes Used by Internet Sex Offenders
In the context of the sexual abuse of children, “grooming” is a process by which an individual prepares the child and their environment for abuse to take place, including gaining access to the child,
Sexual Murderers' Implicit Theories
Three groups of sexual murderers were found to differ in motivation: motivated by urges to rape and murder, were motivated by grievance, resentment and/or anger toward women, and were motivated to sexually offend but were prepared to kill to avoid detection, or secure compliance.
A Psychometric Typology of U.K. Domestic Violence Offenders
Four subtypes of offenders were identified: low pathology, borderline, narcissistic, and antisocial, which were broadly comparable with the family-only, dysphoric/borderline, and generally violent/antisocial types proposed by Holtzworth-Munroe and Stuart.
The Internet and child sexual offending: A criminological review
This paper outlines the current literature on what is known about the processes by which individuals utilize the Internet for child sexual abuse. First, three ways in which the Internet is utilized
Forensic assessment of sexual interest: A review
The paper reviews the published literature relating to the assessment of sexual preference in child-sex offenders. Evaluated physiological techniques include penile plethysmography and pupillometry.
Predicting dropout from a residential programme for adolescent sexual abusers using pre-treatment variables and implications for recidivism
Abstract This study addresses the prediction that dropout from a UK specialized residential treatment program for adolescent sexual abusers can be determined from pre-treatment variables.