Chapter 12. The Evidence for Attachment-Driven Sexual Offenses

  1. Phil Rich EdD, MSW

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713556.ch12

Attachment and Sexual Offending: Understanding and Applying Attachment Theory to the Treatment of Juvenile Sexual Offenders

Attachment and Sexual Offending: Understanding and Applying Attachment Theory to the Treatment of Juvenile Sexual Offenders

How to Cite

Rich, P. (2005) The Evidence for Attachment-Driven Sexual Offenses, in Attachment and Sexual Offending: Understanding and Applying Attachment Theory to the Treatment of Juvenile Sexual Offenders, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713556.ch12

Author Information

  1. Clinical Director, Stetson School, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470091067

Online ISBN: 9780470713556

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Keywords:

  • adult literature;
  • review research;
  • attachment style;
  • sexually abusive behavior;
  • juvenile sexual offender

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Attachment Links to Adult Sexual Offenders

  • Other Differences Among Sexual Offenders

  • Empathy, Intimacy, and Social Deficits in Adult Sexual Offenders

  • Assessing Empathy

  • Empathy in Sexual Offenders

  • Suppressing Humanity

  • Other Measures of Social Experience

  • Inconsistent Data

  • Attachment and Juvenile Sexual Offenders

  • Conclusion: Attachment as Risk, not Cause