Psychopathy and Sexual Deviance in Treated Rapists: Association with Sexual and Nonsexual Recidivism

  title={Psychopathy and Sexual Deviance in Treated Rapists: Association with Sexual and Nonsexual Recidivism},
  author={Martin Hildebrand and Corine de Ruiter and Vivienne de Vogel},
  journal={Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment},
This study examined the role of the Psychopathy Checklist-Revised (PCL-R; R. D. Hare, 1991) and sexual deviance scores in predicting recidivism in a sample of 94 convicted rapists involuntarily admitted to a Dutch forensic psychiatric hospital between 1975 and 1996. The predictive utility of grouping offenders based on the combination of psychopathy and sexual deviance was also investigated. Measures were coded from prerelease institutional records. Recidivism (reconviction) data were retrieved… 

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