The Neuropsychology of Sex Offenders

  title={The Neuropsychology of Sex Offenders},
  author={Christian C. Joyal and Jolyane Beaulieu-Plante and Antoine de Chant{\'e}rac},
  journal={Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment},
  pages={149 - 177}
Typically, neuropsychological studies of sex offenders have grouped together different types of individuals and different types of measures. This is why results have tended to be nonspecific and divergent across studies. Against this background, the authors undertook a review of the literature regarding the neuropsychology of sex offenders, taking into account subgroups based on criminological theories. They also conducted a meta-analysis of the data to demonstrate the cognitive heterogeneity… 

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