Pedophilia: An Evaluation of Diagnostic and Risk Prediction Methods

@article{Wilson2011PedophiliaAE,
  title={Pedophilia: An Evaluation of Diagnostic and Risk Prediction Methods},
  author={Robin J. Wilson and J. Abracen and Jan Looman and Janice E. Picheca and M. Ferguson},
  journal={Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment},
  year={2011},
  volume={23},
  pages={260 - 274}
}
One hundred thirty child sexual abusers were diagnosed using each of following four methods: (a) phallometric testing, (b) strict application of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed., text revision [DSM-IV-TR]) criteria, (c) Rapid Risk Assessment of Sex Offender Recidivism (RRASOR) scores, and (d) “expert” diagnoses rendered by a seasoned clinician. Comparative utility and intermethod consistency of these methods are reported, along with recidivism data indicating… Expand

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