Chapter 4. Adolescents with Intellectual Disability and Family Sexual Abuse

  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. Kevin D. Browne BSc, MSc, MEd, PhD, MI.Biol, AFBPsS, C.Psychol (Forensic) chartered biologist chartered psychologist Consultant4 and
  2. Michelle McManus MSc, MSc, PhD1

Published Online: 28 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665510.ch4

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

Browne, K. D. and McManus, M. (2010) Adolescents with Intellectual Disability and Family Sexual Abuse, 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.ch4

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. 1

    University of Liverpool, UK

  2. 4

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

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:

  • adolescents with intellectual disability and family sexual abuse;
  • sexual abuse of children - its extent;
  • risk of child maltreatment for children with disabilities - compared to children without a disability;
  • sibling sexual abuse and incest;
  • victims of sibling sexual abuse in context of denial and minimisation;
  • adolescent and teenage sex offenders, juvenile sex offenders, not a homogeneous group;
  • adolescent sex offenders with intellectual disability;
  • sibling abuse and incest - involving adolescent sex offenders with intellectual disability;
  • mean rates for sexual recidivism for juvenile sex offenders;
  • difficulties conceptualising, identifying and assessing child and adolescent sex offenders

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Extent of Sexual Abuse of Children

  • Sibling Sexual Abuse and Incest

  • Adolescent Sex Offenders

  • Adolescent Sex Offenders with Intellectual Disability

  • Sibling Abuse and Incest Involving Adolescent Sex Offenders with Intellectual Disability

  • Intervention

  • Conclusions

  • References