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Validation of a Typology for Rapists
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 aExpand
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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 inExpand
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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 threeExpand
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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 offendersExpand
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A descriptive study of rapists and child molesters: Developmental, clinical, and criminal characteristics
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 sexualExpand
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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 thanExpand
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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 convictedExpand
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A taxometric analysis of the latent structure of psychopathy: evidence for dimensionality.
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 thatExpand
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