Testing a Mediational Model of Sexually Aggressive Behavior in Nonincarcerated Perpetrators

  title={Testing a Mediational Model of Sexually Aggressive Behavior in Nonincarcerated Perpetrators},
  author={Paige Crosby Ouimette and David S. Riggs},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  pages={117 - 130}
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