Doren Authors Dennis M. Ottawa: Department of the Solicitor General of Canada. Our best estimates of unreported sexual offending come from victimization studies. One study interviewing family members of sex offenders has found mixed assessments from them in terms of how the media reports on the offences.
Antisocial orientation was a particularly important predictor of violent and general recidivism, but indicators of antisocial orientation were also among the largest predictors of sexual recidivism e. As research accumulates, it is possible to further examine the boundary conditions of specific risk factors e.
Personality-based typology of adolescent male sexual offenders: Differences in recidivism rates, victim-selection characteristics, and personal victimization histories. Studies had to examine sexual, violent or any recidivism that occurred after a specified period of time e.
Table 1 provides a broad comparison of the main categories of risk factors, followed by detailed presentations of the individual risk factors for each type of recidivism: sexual recidivism Table 2violent non-sexual recidivism Table 3any violent recidivism sexual and non-sexual; Table 4 and general any recidivism Table 5.
The general criminal risk scales were also as good at predicting any violent recidivism d. The long-term evaluation of a behavioral treatment program for child molesters. A similar explanation could apply to the observations that general psychological problems e.
Given the similarity in the recidivism rates based on convictions alone and charges and convictions, the data was combined to provide overall estimates of sexual recidivism rates. Racial ethnicity was not recorded for most samples, but given the demographics of the provinces, states and countries from which they were selected, the offenders can be expected to be predominantly white.
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