Using the Polygraph to Manage Risk in Sex Offenders

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

Published Online: 28 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714362.ch9

Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook

How to Cite

Grubin, D. (2009) Using the Polygraph to Manage Risk in Sex Offenders, 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.ch9

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:

  • polygraph;
  • risk management;
  • sex offenders;
  • post-conviction testing;
  • analogue instruments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • The Basics of PCSOT

  • Utility of PCSOT

  • Studies into the Utility of Pcsot

  • Accuracy of PSCOT

  • Ethics of PSCOT

  • Conclusions