Potential implications of research on genetic or heritable contributions to pedophilia for the objectives of criminal law.

@article{Berryessa2014PotentialIO,
  title={Potential implications of research on genetic or heritable contributions to pedophilia for the objectives of criminal law.},
  author={Colleen M. Berryessa},
  journal={Recent advances in DNA & gene sequences},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={65-77}
}
In recent years, there has been increasing scientific research on possible genetic or heritable influences to the etiology of pedophilia, driven by national and public concerns about better understanding the disorder in order to reduce children's vulnerabilities to pedophilic and child sex offenders. This research has corresponded to growing academic dialogue on how advances in genetic research, especially concerning the causes and development of particular mental disorders or behaviors, may… CONTINUE READING