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Classifying sexual offenders: The development and corroboration of taxonomic models.
An Actuarial Procedure for Assessing Risk with Juvenile Sex Offenders
- R. Prentky, B. Harris, Kate Frizzell, Sue Righthand
- LawSexual abuse : a journal of research and…
- 1 April 2000
This article discusses initial efforts in developing and validating an actuarial risk assessment protocol for juvenile sex offenders using a sample of 96 adolescents that had been admitted, treated, and discharged from the Joseph J. Peters Institute.
Classifying Sexual Offenders
The identification, organization, and integration of elements that share common characteristics has been shown to be an essential component of perception and cognition.
Recidivism Rates Among Child Molesters and Rapists: A Methodological Analysis
- R. Prentky, Austin F. S. Lee, R. Knight, D. Cerce
- Psychology, LawLaw and human behavior
- 1 December 1997
The data indicate that both rapists and child molesters remain at risk to reoffend long after their discharge, and there was a marked underestimation of recidivism when calculating a simple proportion consisting of those who were known to have reoffended during the follow-up period.
Identifying critical dimensions for discriminating among rapists.
The purpose of this article is to survey both the offender and nonoffender sexual aggression research for evidence about which dimensions should be included in multivariate models that attempt to discriminate rapists from nonrapists, to identify subgroups among rapists, or to enhance the efficiency of dispositional decisions about these offenders.
Assessing risk of sexually abusive behavior among youth in a child welfare sample.
- R. Prentky, N. Li, Sue Righthand, Ann Schuler, Deborah J. Cavanaugh, Austin F. S. Lee
- PsychologyBehavioral sciences & the law
Although the J-SOAP-II was developed for adolescents, the scale also worked with the pre-adolescents in predicting sexual recidivism over 7 years, with AUC values of 0.80, 0.82, and 0.83 for Scales 1, 4, and Total among the adolescents.
The presumptive role of fantasy in serial sexual homicide.
The authors examined the role of fantasy as an internal drive mechanism for repetitive acts of sexual violence in serial sexual murderers to find an intrusive fantasy life manifested in higher prevalences of paraphilias, documented or self-reported violent fantasies, and organized crime scenes in the serial murderers.
Sexual abuse of nursing home residents.
- A. Burgess, E. Dowdell, R. Prentky
- MedicineJournal of psychosocial nursing and mental health…
- 1 June 2000
A new subgroup of rape victims resides in nursing homes and can suffer both compounded and silent rape trauma, and innovative therapies are needed for treating elder rape trauma.
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in males with paraphilias and paraphilia-related disorders: a comorbidity study.
Although depressive disorders were the most common Axis I diagnoses across groups, childhood ADHD was the only Axis I disorder statistically significantly associated with paraphilias, socially deviant and aggressive forms of sexual impulsivity.