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Predicting relapse: a meta-analysis of sexual offender recidivism studies.
Evidence from 61 follow-up studies was examined to identify the factors most strongly related to recidivism among sexual offenders. On average, the sexual offense recidivism rate was low (13.4%; n =Expand
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Improving Risk Assessments for Sex Offenders: A Comparison of Three Actuarial Scales
The study compared the predictive accuracy of three sex offender risk-assessment measures: the RRASOR (Hanson, 1997), Thornton's SACJ-Min (Grubin, 1998), and a new scale, Static-99, created byExpand
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The characteristics of persistent sexual offenders: a meta-analysis of recidivism studies.
A meta-analysis of 82 recidivism studies (1,620 findings from 29,450 sexual offenders) identified deviant sexual preferences and antisocial orientation as the major predictors of sexual recidivismExpand
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The accuracy of recidivism risk assessments for sexual offenders: a meta-analysis of 118 prediction studies.
This review compared the accuracy of various approaches to the prediction of recidivism among sexual offenders. On the basis of a meta-analysis of 536 findings drawn from 118 distinct samples (45,398Expand
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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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Assessing Risk for Sexual Recidivism: Some Proposals on the Nature of Psychologically Meaningful Risk Factors
Risk assessment and treatment for sexual offenders should focus on individual characteristics associated with recidivism risk. Although it is possible to conduct risk assessments based purely onExpand
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Recidivism and Age: Follow-Up Data From 4,673 Sexual Offenders
This study examined the relationship of age to sexual recidivism using data from 10 follow-upstudies of adult male sexual offenders (combined sample of 4,673). Rapists were younger thanchildExpand
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Where Should We Intervene?
Effective intervention with sexual offenders requires the targeting of appropriate risk factors. In this study, information on dynamic (changeable) risk factors was collected through interviews withExpand
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The Development of a Brief Actuarial Risk Scale for Sexual Offense Recidivism 1997-04 By
Estimating a sexual offender's recidivism risk is important to many areas of the criminal justice system. The present study used data from seven different followup studies to develop a brief,Expand
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STATIC-99 Coding Rules Revised - 2003
In most cases, scoring a STATIC-99 is fairly straightforward for an experienced evaluator. If you are unfamiliar with this instrument we suggest that you turn to the back pages of this manual andExpand
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