A Brunswikian evolutionary-developmental theory of adolescent sex offending.

  title={A Brunswikian evolutionary-developmental theory of adolescent sex offending.},
  author={Aurelio Jose Figueredo and Bruce Dennis Sales and Kevin Russell and Judith V. Becker and Michael G. Kaplan},
  journal={Behavioral sciences & the law},
  volume={18 2-3},
A Brunswikian Evolutionary-Developmental model was developed to relate the sex offending behavior of adolescents to other forms of social deviance, tracing a history of repeated frustration and failure in various competitive sexual strategies and escalation to more extreme means of obtaining sexual gratification. Four hypothetical constructs were proposed as stages in the development of sexual criminality: (1) Psycho-Social Deficiency (PSD); (2) Non-Criminal Sexuality (NCS); (3) Non-Sexual… CONTINUE READING

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