Clinical Characteristics and Treatment Response to SSRI in a Female Pedophile

  title={Clinical Characteristics and Treatment Response to SSRI in a Female Pedophile},
  author={EvaW. C. Chow and Alberto L Choy},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  • E. Chow, A. Choy
  • Published 1 April 2002
  • Psychology
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
Although much investigation has been done with male sex offenders, there have been few studies on female sex offenders. Female sex offenders have been reported as having a high incidence of psychiatric disorders, but female paraphilics were rarely described. The literature on the treatment of female sex offenders is also limited and treatment with a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) has not been reported. This paper presents the case of a woman with DSM-IV pedophilia. Her clinical… 

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