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Forensic management of sexual offenders

Author: R A Prentky; Ann Wolbert Burgess
Publisher: New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2000.
Series: Perspectives in sexuality.
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This text reviews the major advances that have taken place over the past 20 years in the management of human sexual aggression. This work is intended to reflect what is known and what is not known about the most effective management practices and strategies for sexual offenders. It includes complete discussions of classification, assessment, and prediction. In addition, major controversies in the field are addressed  Read more...
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Prentky, R.A.
Forensic management of sexual offenders.
New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, ©2000
(DLC) 00029631
(OCoLC)43657122
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R A Prentky; Ann Wolbert Burgess
ISBN: 9781461541592 146154159X 0306462788 9780306462788
OCLC Number: 851800888
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 331 pages).
Contents: Incidence and prevalence --
Victim impact --
Diagnosis and classification --
Assessment --
Prediction --
Legal responses to sexual violence --
Forensic evidence --
Remediation --
Special topics --
Risk assessment instruments.
Series Title: Perspectives in sexuality.
Responsibility: Robert Alan Prentky and Ann Wolbert Burgess.

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Over the past several decades the seeming escalation of crimes involving sexually deviant, coercive, and aggressive behavior has become an increasingly serious problem, manifested in costs to both  Read more...

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