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NCJ Number: 40419 Find in a Library
Title: PERSONALITY DIFFERENCES AMONG CHILD MOLESTERS
Journal: JOURNAL OF PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT  Volume:39  Issue:6  Dated:(1975)  Pages:591-593
Author(s): C P MCCREARY
Corporate Author: Society for Personality Assessment, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: Society for Personality Assessment, Inc
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: STUDY COMPARING THE MINNESOTA MULTIPHASIC PERSONALITY INVENTORY (MMP) PROFILES OF TWO GROUPS OF CHILD MOLESTERS IN ORDER TO ASSESS CERTAIN CLINICALLY DERIVED INFERENCES ABOUT THESE OFFENDERS.
Abstract: THE SAMPLE STUDIED CONSISTED OF 33 PERSONS CONVICTED OF CHILD MOLESTATION. FOR PURPOSES OF COMPARISON, THIS GROUP WAS DIVIDED, AND THOSE WITH NO PRIOR ARRESTS WERE CONTRASTED WITH THOSE WHO HAD ONE OR MORE PRIOR ARRESTS. THE STUDY REVEALED THAT THE GROUP WITH PRIOR ARRESTS SHOWED MORE PSYCHOPATHOLOGY THAN THE GROUP WITH NO PREVIOUS ARRESTS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)....KAP
Index Term(s): Child molesters; First time offenders; Mentally ill offenders; Personality assessment; Psychological evaluation; Psychopaths
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