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A rapid systematic review on the association between childhood physical and sexual abuse and illicit drug use among males
This paper aims to review studies in relation to the association between childhood physical (CPA) and sexual abuse (CSA) and illicit drug use among the male clinical and general community populations using a systematic ...
A comparison of the general public's, forensic professionals' and students' attitudes towards female sex offenders
Research investigating attitudes toward sex offenders has failed to specify the gender of the "sex offenders". Given that most participants are unlikely to think of women as sex offenders, it is likely that reported attitudes ...
A comparison of mentally disordered male offenders with and without a sexual offence: Their characteristics and outcome
Aim/Background: Among sex offenders, those with a co-occurring mental disorder requiring psychiatric hospitalization form a small but important subgroup that has received little empirical investigation in the UK. We compared ...
Treatment programs for high risk sexual offenders: Program and offender characteristics, attrition, treatment change and recidivism
The present manuscript is a review of program and offender characteristics, attrition, treatment change, and recidivism outcomes in programs targeting high risk sexual offenders. We begin by providing an overview of the ...
Internet sex offences
What we know about men who download child abuse images
Purpose: This review aims to focus on men who access, download, and circulate child abuse images across the internet as the most frequently occurring type of internet sex offender. Design/methodology/approach: Some of the ...
A description and research review of the Clearwater Sex Offender Treatment Programme
This article provides a description and research review of an in-patient sex offender treatment programme, the Clearwater Sex Offender Treatment Programme, over its history of more than two decades of operation at the ...
Components underlying sex offender treatment refusal: An exploratory analysis of the Treatment Refusal Scale-Sex Offender version
Approximately half of sexual offenders in prison and community settings refuse to participate in sex offender treatment programmes; however, the reasons for this remain largely unexplored. This pilot study used the previously ...
The predictive and convergent validity of a psychometric battery used to assess sexual offenders in a treatment programme: An 18-year follow-up
This study examined sex offender risk and treatment change based on a battery of psychometric assessment measures administered to 267 treated adult Canadian federal sex offenders followed up an average 18 years post release. ...
A psychometric examination of treatment change in a multisite sample of treated Canadian federal sexual offenders
In the present study, we examined the degree of change and predictive accuracy of a number of well-known psychological self-report measures intended to identify treatment targets for sexual offenders. Participants included ...