What is so special about male adolescent sexual offending? A review and test of explanations through meta-analysis.
The results did not support the notion that adolescent sexual offending can be parsimoniously explained as a simple manifestation of general antisocial tendencies, and adolescent sex offenders had much less extensive criminal histories, fewer antisocial peers, and fewer substance use problems compared with non-sex offenders.
A multisite comparison of actuarial risk instruments for sex offenders.
- G. Harris, M. Rice, V. Quinsey, M. Lalumière, D. Boer, Carol Lang
- PsychologyPsychological Assessment
- 1 September 2003
Survival analyses revealed that those offenders high in both psychopathy and sexual deviance were an especially high-risk group, and predictive accuracy was higher for child molesters than for rapists.
A Brief Screening Scale to Identify Pedophilic Interests Among Child Molesters
Among child molesters, phallometrically measured sexual interest in children is associated with having male victims, multiple victims, younger victims, and extrafamilial victims. These sexual offense…
Agreement of Self-Reported and Genital Measures of Sexual Arousal in Men and Women: A Meta-Analysis
- M. Chivers, M. Seto, M. Lalumière, E. Laan, Teresa Grimbos
- PsychologyArchives of Sexual Behavior
- 5 January 2010
This meta-analysis reviews research to quantify the extent of agreement between self-reported and genital measures of sexual arousal, to determine if there is a gender difference in this agreement, and to identify theoretical and methodological moderators of subjective-genital agreement.
Sexual abuse history among adult sex offenders and non-sex offenders: a meta-analysis.
The causes of rape: Understanding individual differences in the male propensity for sexual aggression
The Causes of Rape: Understanding Individual Differences in Male Propensity for Sexual Aggression examines why some men seem prone to rape, offers probable causes for this inclination, and provides a…
Sexual orientation and handedness in men and women: a meta-analysis.
The results support the notion that sexual orientation in some men and women has an early neurodevelopmental basis, but the factors responsible for the handedness-sexual orientation association require elucidation.
Sex differences in intra-sex variations in human mating tactics: An evolutionary approach
Do people differentially remember cheaters?
This work sought to replicate and extend the findings of Mealey and colleagues by using more controlled descriptions and by examining the possibility of enhanced altruist recognition, and found no enhanced memory for altruists and no effect of participants’ cheating tendencies.
Coercive and precocious sexuality as a fundamental aspect of psychopathy.
- G. Harris, M. Rice, N. Hilton, M. Lalumière, V. Quinsey
- PsychologyJournal of Personality Disorders
- 1 February 2007
The present findings are consistent with prior empirical findings and support the hypothesis that psychopathy has been a nonpathological, reproductively viable, alternate life history strategy.