Clearly this was not the case as only The self report and legal convictions referred to victims under 14 years of age. However, the overlap in sexual response between categories was substantial and therefore one cannot rely on erotic preference testing to differentiate these two groups.
It is important to note that not all child molesters are driven by a sexual attraction to children Lanning,p. The Registry updates this information from the local law enforcement. Recidivism among treated sexual offenders and matched controls. A handbook for the prevention of family violence.
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Institute Against Family Violence. Sex offenders against children. Encouraging Children to Share It isn't always easy to build a trusting relationship with your child. Child Maltreatment, 7, 3. These male sex offenders are men who have achieved normal adult heterosexual functioning but who, in a time of crisis and stress, may seek out sexual activity with children and youth, in particular female children.
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Again, we wished to utilize the most restrictive definition of offenders against children, so as not to bias our results. Two of our own previous studies have looked at this issue from different vantage points.
For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Indeed, more than half of our sample with an incestuous index offense admitted to also having non-incestuous victims. If the individual responded equally to all age categories of stimuli, this is referred to as pangynephilia.