Female Sexual Offenders: Theory, Assessment and Treatment

Female Sexual Offenders: Theory, Assessment and Treatment

Editor(s): Theresa A. Gannon, Franca Cortoni

Published Online: 15 DEC 2010 08:18PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470683446

Online ISBN: 9780470666715

DOI: 10.1002/9780470666715

About this Book

Featuring a collection of essays by leading experts, Female Sexual Offenders: Theory, Assessment and Treatment is the first book to bring together current research, clinical assessment, and treatment techniques of female sexual offenders into one accessible volume.

  • Describes the most recent research data regarding female sexual offenders, covering such issues as female-perpetrated sexual abuse prevalence and juvenile offenders
  • Includes an assessment of the risk of recidivism, international treatment initiatives, and a discussion on the use of the polygraph with female sexual offenders
  • Features practitioner-focused essays which evaluate current assessment strategies, treatment needs, effectiveness, and processes for female sexual offenders

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