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What is so special about male adolescent sexual offending? A review and test of explanations through meta-analysis.
We tested special and general explanations of male adolescent sexual offending by conducting a meta-analysis of 59 independent studies comparing male adolescent sex offenders (n = 3,855) with maleExpand
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First Report of the Collaborative Outcome Data Project on the Effectiveness of Psychological Treatment for Sex Offenders
This meta-analytic review examined the effectiveness of psychological treatment for sex offenders by summarizing data from 43 studies (combined n = 9,454). Averaged across all studies, the sexualExpand
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Pedophilia and Sexual Offending Against Children: Theory, Assessment, and Intervention
Contrary to popular belief, not all sex offenders who target children are pedophiles, and not all pedophiles commit sexual offenses. But what is unequivocal is that pedophilia, which is defined as aExpand
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Evaluating the Predictive Accuracy of Six Risk Assessment Instruments for Adult Sex Offenders
Five actuarial instruments and one guided clinical instrument designed to assess risk for recidivism were compared on 215 sex offenders released from prison for an average of 4.5 years. The ViolenceExpand
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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 offenseExpand
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Agreement of Self-Reported and Genital Measures of Sexual Arousal in Men and Women: A Meta-Analysis
The assessment of sexual arousal in men and women informs theoretical studies of human sexuality and provides a method to assess and evaluate the treatment of sexual dysfunctions and paraphilias.Expand
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First Report of the Collaborative Outcome Data Project on the Effectiveness of Psychological Treatment for Sex Offenders
This meta-analytic review examined the effectiveness of psychological treatment for sex offenders by summarizing data from 43 studies (combined n = 9,454). Averaged across all studies, the sexualExpand
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Gender and sexual orientation differences in sexual response to sexual activities versus gender of actors in sexual films.
In this study, the authors investigated the hypothesis that women's sexual orientation and sexual responses in the laboratory correlate less highly than do men's because women respond primarily toExpand
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Sexual abuse history among adult sex offenders and non-sex offenders: a meta-analysis.
OBJECTIVE The sexually abused-sexual abuser hypothesis states there is a specific relationship between sexual abuse history and sexual offending, such that individuals who experience sexual abuse areExpand
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Contact Sexual Offending by Men With Online Sexual Offenses
There is much concern about the likelihood that online sexual offenders (particularly online child pornography offenders) have either committed or will commit offline sexual offenses involvingExpand
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