Attachment Problems and Sex Offending

  1. Anthony R. Beech,
  2. Leam A. Craig and
  3. Kevin D. Browne
  1. Jackie Craissati

Published Online: 28 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714362.ch2

Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

How to Cite

Craissati, J. (2009) Attachment Problems and Sex Offending, in Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook (eds A. R. Beech, L. A. Craig and K. D. Browne), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714362.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019009

Online ISBN: 9780470714362

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Keywords:

  • interpersonal crime;
  • sexual offending;
  • adult relationship patterns;
  • attachment theory;
  • infant attachment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Attachment Theory

  • The Relationship of Attachment to Experiences of Abuse and Trauma

  • Measuring Attachment

  • Attachment and its Link with Antisocial Behaviour and Adult Offending

  • Attachment in Sexual Offenders

  • Implications for the Management and Treatment of Sex Offenders

  • Conclusions