Adult sexual orientation and attraction to underage persons

@article{Groth1978AdultSO,
  title={Adult sexual orientation and attraction to underage persons},
  author={A. Nicholas Groth and Hannah J. Birnbaum},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={1978},
  volume={7},
  pages={175-181}
}
A random sample of 175 males convicted of sexual assault against children was screened with reference to their adult sexual orientation and the sex of their victims. The sample divided fairly evenly into two groups based on whether they were sexually fixated exclusively on children or had regressed from peer relationships. Female children were victimized nearly twice as often as male children. All regressed offenders, whether their victims were male or female children, were heterosexual in… 

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