An Adolescent with Bestiality Behaviour: Psychological Evaluation and Community Health Concerns

@inproceedings{Satapathy2016AnAW,
  title={An Adolescent with Bestiality Behaviour: Psychological Evaluation and Community Health Concerns},
  author={Sujata Satapathy and Rajanikanta Swain and Vidhi Pandey and Chittaranjan Behera},
  booktitle={Indian journal of community medicine : official publication of Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine},
  year={2016}
}
Bestiality is a serious but less commonly reported form of animal cruelty occurring in a society. It is a punishable sexual offence in India. Bestiality has received little attention in recent psychiatric literature, and even though case reports have been published, an elaborate psychological assessment is often missing. This case report of 18 year old male presented here highlighted the importance of psychological assessment to emphasize on its implications for the further risk assessment of… CONTINUE READING