Psychosocial adjustment in adolescent child molesters.

  title={Psychosocial adjustment in adolescent child molesters.},
  author={Roger C. Katz},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  volume={14 4},
This study compared adolescent child molesters (n = 31) with nonsex offending delinquents (n = 34) and normal adolescents (n = 71) on standardized measures of social competence and psychological adjustment. The measures included the Adolescent Assertiveness Scale, the Survey of Heterosocial Interactions, the Self-Consciousness Scale, the Social Anxiety and Distress Scale, the Revised UCLA Loneliness Scale, the Coopersmith Self-Esteem Inventory, the Beck Depression Inventory, the Norwicki… CONTINUE READING

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