Lifetime criminal history of sex offenders seen for psychological assessment in five decades.

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A sample of 2,190 sex offenders seen between 1966 and 2009 was compared on lifetime sexual and all offending, using charges, convictions, court appearances, and self-report as criteria. Of these various criteria, between 47.4% and 81.1% reoffended. Canadian child abuse reporting laws, which came into effect in the 1980s, were associated with increased… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0306624X11420084

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@article{Langevin2012LifetimeCH, title={Lifetime criminal history of sex offenders seen for psychological assessment in five decades.}, author={Ron Langevin and Suzanne Curnoe}, journal={International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology}, year={2012}, volume={56 7}, pages={997-1021} }