Chapter 3. Developmental Pathways in Intellectually Disabled Sexual Offenders

  1. Leam A. Craig BA (Hons), MSc, PhD, CSci, AFBPsS, EuroPsy, C.Psychol (Forensic) consultant forensic psychologist partner chartered psychologist chartered scientist holder Fellow2,
  2. William R. Lindsay PhD, C.Psychol, FBPsS Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist Professor Visiting Professor3 and
  3. Kevin D. Browne BSc, MSc, MEd, PhD, MI.Biol, AFBPsS, C.Psychol (Forensic) chartered biologist chartered psychologist Consultant4
  1. Susan C. Hayes AO, PhD, FIASSID Professor of Behavioural Science Head clinical forensic psychologist Visiting Professor consultant member Fellow Academic Advisor

Published Online: 28 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665510.ch3

Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities: A Handbook

Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities: A Handbook

How to Cite

Hayes, S. C. (2010) Developmental Pathways in Intellectually Disabled Sexual Offenders, in Assessment and Treatment of Sexual Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities: A Handbook (eds L. A. Craig, W. R. Lindsay and K. D. Browne), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470665510.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd, The Willows Clinic, Boldmere, Sutton Coldfield, UK

  2. 3

    Lead Clinician in Scotland and Head of Research for Castlebeck Care, Darlington, UK

  3. 4

    Institute of Work, Health & Organisations (I-WHO), University of Nottingham, International House, Jubilee Campus, Nottingham, NG8 1BB, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058381

Online ISBN: 9780470665510

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Keywords:

  • developmental pathways in intellectually disabled sexual offenders;
  • developmental pathways from adverse childhood experiences to juvenile sex offending and adult sex crimes;
  • developmental pathways, series of stages that unfold over time;
  • age trajectory of offending behaviour - oppositional and conduct problems in early to middle childhood;
  • Smallbone and Wortley's pathway models - link between rule-breaking behaviour generally and sexual offending;
  • childhood abuse or neglect - victim of abuse, important factor related to later sexual offending;
  • DSM-IV disorder in children with ID - disruptive behaviour (Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children – Parent Version: DISC-IV-PV);
  • early onset of sexual offending;
  • adult and adolescent non-disabled sexual offenders - differences between sexual offenders with ID and their non-disabled counterparts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Developmental Pathways

  • Pathway Models

  • Childhood Abuse or Neglect

  • Early Onset of Sexual Offending

  • Conclusions

  • References