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Arson: A Clinical Study
- J. Bradford
- PsychologyCanadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne…
- 1 April 1982
Psychiatric, psychosocial and medicolegal issues related to 34 arsonists and 50 controls are described and Revenge or a “cry for help” was the most frequent motivation for the firesetting activity.
The neurobiology, neuropharmacology, and pharmacological treatment of the paraphilias and compulsive sexual behaviour.
- J. Bradford
- Psychology, MedicineCanadian journal of psychiatry. Revue canadienne…
- 1 February 2001
Various pharmacological agents including serotonin reuptake inhibitors, antiandrogens, LHRH agonists, and others have been documented as reducing sexual desire and an algorithm for the use of these drugs in the treatment of the paraphilias as well nonparaphilic hypersexuality is outlined.
Offender and offense characteristics of sexual sadists: a comparative study.
This paper compares the offender and offense characteristics of 30 sexually sadistic criminals studied by Dietz et al. with those of 29 sexually sadistic criminals and 28 nonsadistic sexual offenders…
The treatment of sexual deviation using a pharmacological approach
- J. Bradford
- Medicine, Psychology
- 1 August 2000
There is an acknowledgment that the sexual abuse of children is a public health problem of staggering proportions and progress in dealing with this is crucial, meaning a role for the average psychiatrist in the treatment of sexual deviation is feasible.
A review of the literature suggests that child murder is infrequent and committed in most instances by the parents, and a higher incidence of maternal perpetrators was found and is consistent with previous studies.
Amnesia and homicide: the Padola case and a study of thirty cases.
Hypersexuality and Recidivism among Sexual Offenders
Hypersexuality is a dimensional indicator of sexual interest and behavior and typically includes the frequency, intensity, and time consumed by sexual activity. Hypersexuality has been identified as…
Effects of cyproterone acetate on sexual arousal patterns of pedophiles
This study shows that the mechanism of action of the antiandrogen treatment of sexual offenders may be more complex and may involve a differential effect on sexual arousal patterns.
The Relationship between Mental Disorder and Recidivism in Sexual Offenders
The importance of mental illness as a risk factor for violence has been debated with significant implications for mental health policy and clinical practice. In offender samples, mental health…
A comparison of treatment of paraphilias with three serotonin reuptake inhibitors: a retrospective study.
- D. Greenberg, J. Bradford, S. Curry, A. O’Rourke
- Psychology, MedicineThe Bulletin of the American Academy of…
- 1 December 1996
A retrospective study evaluates and compares the effectiveness of three SSRIs in a group of paraphilics and found that the severity of fantasies decreased and that there were no significant differences in the reported efficacy between fluvoxamine, fluoxetine, and sertraline.