An empirical study of the personality characteristics of internet sex offenders

@article{Tomak2009AnES,
  title={An empirical study of the personality characteristics of internet sex offenders},
  author={Sheri Tomak and Frederick S. Weschler and M. Ghahramanlou-Holloway and Thomas B. Virden and M. E. Nademin},
  journal={Journal of Sexual Aggression},
  year={2009},
  volume={15},
  pages={139 - 148}
}
Abstract The present study evaluated the personality characteristics and psychopathology of internet sex offenders (ISOs) using the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, Second Edition (MMPI-2) to determine whether ISO personality profiles are different to those of general sex offenders (GSOs; e.g. child molesters and rapists). The ISOs consisted of 48 convicted males referred to a private sex offender treatment facility for a psychosexual risk assessment. The GSOs consisted of 104… Expand
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