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NCJ Number: 149148 Find in a Library
Title: Human Sexual Aggression: Current Perspectives
Editor(s): R A Prentky; V L Quinsey
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 413
Sponsoring Agency: New York Acad of Sciences
New York, NY 10021
Publication Number: ISBN 0-89766-452-3
Sale Source: New York Acad of Sciences
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2 East 63rd Street
New York, NY 10021
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: These 32 papers and seven introductory statements present current research on sexual assault, with emphasis on sex offender treatment, the assessment and treatment of sexual assault victims, and needs for future research.
Abstract: The papers were presented at a conference that brought together victim researchers, biologically oriented investigators, sociologists, anthropologists, and mental health researchers. Topics included psychological and typological issues, social and cross-cultural issues, biological issues, treatment and prevention, victim issues, and social issues. Individual paper focused on types of child molesters and rapists, the relationship between child sexual abuse and adolescent sexual functioning in females, predictors of sexual aggression among male college students, organic treatments for male sexual offenders, the measurement of treatment effectiveness, relapse prevention, the effects of sexual abuse on children, legislative remedies, and ethical issues in sex offender treatment. Tables, figures, chapter reference lists, subject index, and index of contributors
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Sex offender profiles; Sex offense causes; Sexual assault trauma; Sexual assault victims
Note: Papers presented at a conference held by the New York Academy of Sciences in New York, N.Y., January 7-9, 1987. Annuals of the New York Academy of Sciences, Volume 528
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