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The Sex Killer
Thirteen sex killers were compared to 13 nonsex killers and 13 nonhomicidal sexually aggressive men on sexual history, substance abuse, history of violence, mental illness and personality, brain
A Study of the Psychosexual Characteristics of Sex Killers: Can we Identify them Before it is Too Late?
  • R. Langevin
  • Psychology, Medicine
    International journal of offender therapy and…
  • 1 August 2003
TLDR
Results suggest that greater emphasis should be placed on studying adolescent sex offenders and conduct disordered children which may help identify potential sex killers.
Lifetime Sex Offender Recidivism: A 25-Year Follow-Up Study
A sample of 320 sex offenders and 31 violent non-sex offenders, seen for psychiatric assessment between 1966 and 1974, were compared retrospectively on lifetime recidivism rates to 1999 over a
Sexual Strands: Understanding and Treating Sexual Anomalies in Men
Homosexuality, transsexualism, bisexuality, pedophilia, sexual aggression and rape, fetishism, physical abnormalities, and sexual dysfunction are among the sexual anomalies discussed in this timely
Is Arson an Aggressive Act or a Property Offence? A Controlled Study of Psychiatric Referrals
TLDR
It was found that arsonists were a mixture of the two groups but the majority aligned with property offenders in personality, diagnosis, criminal and violence history, family background, alcohol and drug use as well as in sexual behaviour.
Acceptance and Completion of Treatment Among Sex Offenders
  • R. Langevin
  • Psychology, Medicine
    International journal of offender therapy and…
  • 1 August 2006
TLDR
Offenders who were exhibitionists or substance abusers or who scored higher on psychopathy, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or learning difficulties or had head injuries were more likely to enter treatment but were no morelikely to complete it than were offenders who scored low.
Cerebral Damage and Dysfunction in Sexually Aggressive Men
Fifty-one men charged with or convicted of sexual assault on an adult female were compared with thirty-six controls consisting of nonviolent, nonsex offenders using the Luria-Nebraska
Sexual offenses and traumatic brain injury.
  • R. Langevin
  • Medicine, Psychology
    Brain and cognition
  • 1 March 2006
TLDR
The brain-in injured group was convicted for a wide range of sexual offenses and was comparable to the non-injured group in this respect, but tended more often to offend against adults than against children and to show somewhat more exhibiting and polymorphous sexual behavior.
Neuropsychological impairment in incest offenders
Ninety-one incest perpetrators were compared to 36 nonviolent nonsex offenders for the presence of neuropsychological impairment. The WAIS-R, Halstead-Reitan battery, and CT scans of the brain were
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