Child sexual molestation research issues /

Main Author: Prentky, R. A.
Other Authors: Knight, Raymond A., Lee, Austin F. S.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, [1997]
Physical Description: vi, 18 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Also available via Internet from the DOJ web site.
Series: Research report (National Institute of Justice (U.S.))
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Section 1. Occurrence and etiology. Frequency of child sexual abuse
  • Characteristics of the offender
  • Section 2. Typology and treatment. Classification of child molesters
  • Clinical management of offenders
  • Section 3. Reoffense risk. Dispositional decisions
  • Predictors of sexual recidivism
  • Section 4. Variability in child molester recidivism. Survival analysis
  • Implications
  • Conclusion.