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Classifying sexual offenders: The development and corroboration of taxonomic models.
Validation of a Typology for Rapists
- R. Knight
- 1 March 1999
The purpose of this article is to describe briefly the current status of a taxonomic program that was developed for studying rapists. An overview of the research strategies is provided, as well as a… Expand
Classifying Sexual Offenders
Classification is a fundamental cognitive operation. From the first perceptual contact with stimuli (Pomerantz, 1986; Treisman, 1986) through the ultimate integration and storage of information in… Expand
Exploring characteristics for classifying juvenile sex offenders.
The Developmental Antecedents of Sexual Coercion against Women: Testing Alternative Hypotheses with Structural Equation Modeling
Abstract: A unified model of the origin of sexual aggression against women on both adult and juvenile sexual offender samples has been developed and successfully tested. This model proposed three… Expand
Recidivism Rates Among Child Molesters and Rapists: A Methodological Analysis
We address the high variability in sex offender recidivism rates by examining several of the critical methodological differences that underlie this variability. We used a dataset on 251 sex offenders… Expand
A descriptive study of rapists and child molesters: Developmental, clinical, and criminal characteristics
- L. A. Bard, DANIEL LEE Carter, D. Cerce, R. Knight, R. Rosenberg, Beth E. Schneider
- 1 March 1987
Descriptive statistics were collected on a group of 184 men determined to be sexually dangerous and incarcerated in a correctional/mental health facility designed for the treatment of sexual… Expand
An Assessment of Long-Term Risk of Recidivism By Adult Sex Offenders: One Size Doesn’t fIt All
Numerous instruments are available to clinicians for evaluating sex offenders’ reoffense risk. Although they have demonstrated effectiveness in predicting recidivism significantly better than… Expand
Identifying critical dimensions for discriminating among rapists.
Considerable evidence has amassed in studies of both nonoffender and offender samples that demonstrates both that sexual aggression is determined by a multiplicity of variables and that convicted… Expand
A taxometric analysis of the latent structure of psychopathy: evidence for dimensionality.
- J. Guay, J. Ruscio, R. Knight, R. Hare
- Psychology, Medicine
- Journal of abnormal psychology
- 1 November 2007
The taxonomic status of psychopathy is controversial. Whereas some studies have found evidence that psychopathy, at least its antisocial component, is distributed as a taxon, others have found that… Expand