Cognitional Impairment

  title={Cognitional Impairment},
  author={Allen Azizian and Shane Hutton and Doriann Hughes and Shoba Sreenivasan},
  journal={Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment},
  pages={755 - 769}
Sexually Violent Predator statutes allow the involuntary treatment of individuals who are found to pose a threat to public safety. Most sex offender treatment programs rely on cognitive interventions to reduce the risk of recidivism. The purpose of this study was to examine (a) whether individuals with paraphilia diagnoses have cognitive deficits compared with the general population; (b) whether individuals diagnosed with pedophilia differed on cognitive performance when compared with… 
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