Outcomes in a community sex offender treatment program: a comparison between polygraphed and matched non-polygraphed offenders.

@article{McGrath2007OutcomesIA,
  title={Outcomes in a community sex offender treatment program: a comparison between polygraphed and matched non-polygraphed offenders.},
  author={Robert J McGrath and Georgia F Cumming and Stephen E Hoke and Marcel O Bonn-Miller},
  journal={Sexual abuse : a journal of research and treatment},
  year={2007},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={381-93}
}
This study compared a group of 104 adult male sex offenders who received community cognitive-behavioral treatment, correctional supervision, and periodic polygraph compliance exams with a matched group of 104 sex offenders who received the same type of treatment and supervision services but no polygraph exams. Polygraph exams focused on whether participants were following their conditions of community supervision and treatment and had avoided committing new sexual offenses. The two groups were… CONTINUE READING