Testing an Etiological Model for Male Juvenile Sexual Offending Against Females

  title={Testing an Etiological Model for Male Juvenile Sexual Offending Against Females},
  author={Raymond A Knight and Judith Sims-Knight},
  journal={Journal of Child Sexual Abuse},
  pages={33 - 55}
SUMMARY Research on the origin of sexual aggression has identified several important contributing factors: (a) early abuse (physical and sexual), (b) personality/behavioral traits (callousness and unemotionality, antisocial behavior/impulsivity, and hypersexuality), and (c) attitudinal/cognitive variables (negative masculinity, hostility toward women, misogynistic fantasies). We developed and tested an etiological model of sexual coercion on adult samples of sexual offenders and community… 

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