Childhood sexual history of 20 male pedophiles vs. 24 male healthy control subjects.

@article{Cohen2002ChildhoodSH,
  title={Childhood sexual history of 20 male pedophiles vs. 24 male healthy control subjects.},
  author={Lisa Janet Cohen and Pamela G McGeoch and Sniezyna Watras Gans and K. V. Nikiforov and Ken Cullen and Igor I. Galynker},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  year={2002},
  volume={190 11},
  pages={757-66}
}
Despite the widespread incidence of childhood sexual abuse, there is insufficient investigation into the childhood sexual history of perpetrators. In addition, there is little published on the specific similarities between childhood and adult sexual histories. The present study investigates the incidence of childhood sexual abuse in a carefully characterized sample of male pedophiles compared with a demographically similar control group. Concordance between and cognitive distortions about… CONTINUE READING