Psychometric Assessment of Sexual Deviance

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

Published Online: 28 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714362.ch6

Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

How to Cite

Craig, L. A. and Beech, A. R. (2009) Psychometric Assessment of Sexual Deviance, 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.ch6

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:

  • psychometric assessment;
  • sexual deviance;
  • risk assessment;
  • psychological constructs;
  • sexual obsession

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Psychometric Assessment of Psychological Functioning in Sex Offenders

  • Psychometric Assessment of Personality Traits in Sex Offenders

  • Assessment of the Construct of ‘exual Deviancy’

  • Examining the Predictive Accuracy of Deviance Domains

  • Conclusions