The motivations of female child sexual offenders: A systematic review of the literature

  title={The motivations of female child sexual offenders: A systematic review of the literature},
  author={Kelly M. Brown and Juliane A. Kloess},
  journal={Aggression and Violent Behavior},

Older Individuals Convicted of Sexual Offenses: A Literature Review

The aim of this systematic review was to specify and synthesize the current knowledge of characteristics across the adult lifespan of the population of individuals convicted of sexual offenses and grouped into four emergent themes: age of onset and prevalence; offender and offense characteristics; age and the risk of reoffending; and treatment.

Motivational and Cognitive Factors in Pathways to Offending Amongst Women who Have Sexually Offended

Few women than expected who reported being coerced by a male partner, frequent conjunction between sex and intimacy needs, and a lack of a clear relationship between offence-related cognitions and motivational pathways support the importance of integrating and further developing gender-specific clinical factors within a gender-neutral treatment paradigm.

Modern Psychological Studies

  • 2022

Assessing female sexual offenders’ motivations and cognitions: an exploratory study

Abstract Semi-structured interviews eliciting cognitions and motivations were carried out with 15 incarcerated female child sexual abusers (nearly 50% of the current UK female sexual offender prison

A Descriptive Model of the Offense Process for Female Sexual Offenders

The authors developed a descriptive, offense process model of female sexual offending that incorporates male co-offender and group co- Offender influences and describes how these interact with vulnerability factors to generate femaleSexual offending.

Characteristics of Females Who Sexually Offend

It was found that although solo and co-offenders reported similar developmental experiences and psychological dispositions, differences were found in environmental niche, offense preceding, and positive factors.

The Motivation-Facilitation Model of Sexual Offending

  • M. Seto
  • Psychology
    Sexual abuse : a journal of research and treatment
  • 2019
The motivation-facilitation model of sexual offending is described, which identifies the traits of paraphilia, high sex drive, and intense mating effort as primary motivations for sexual offenses, as well as trait and state factors that can facilitate acting on these motivations when opportunities exist.

Exploring Risk: Potential Static, Dynamic, Protective and Treatment Factors in the Clinical Histories of Female Sex Offenders

How female sex offenders typically display clinical deficits in the same risk domains as their male counterparts is described, while noting the ways in which these deficits manifest in this population.

Women Who Sexually Offend Display Three Main Offense Styles

It is suggested that the three existing pathways of the DMFSO represented a reasonable description of offense pathways for a sample of North American women convicted of sexual offending.

The Precondition Model as a Method for Developing Understanding of Female Contact and Non-Contact Sex Offending: A Single Case Study

Abstract This research evaluates the use of an established model, typically used for understanding male sex offenders, to understand the behavior of a female sex offender. The Finkelhor (1984)

Female sex offenders: Clinical and demographic features

Abstract This paper provides clinical and demographic data on 12 female child sex offenders in the correctional system in Victoria. Information was obtained through clinical assessments completed