Chapter 6. Dynamic Factors Associated with Sexual Recidivism

  1. Leam A. Craig PhD, MSc, BA (Hons), CSci, AFBPsS, EuroPsy, C.Psychol (Forensic) Consultant honorary member research staff1,2,
  2. Kevin D. Browne PhD, MSc, MEd, BSc, C.Biol, C.Psychol (Forensic) Chartered Biologist Chartered Psychologist Chair Head Executive Councillor consultant3,4 and
  3. Anthony R. Beech D.Phil, BSc, FBPsS, C.Psychol (Forensic) Professor Director principal researcher2

Published Online: 28 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773208.ch6

Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide

Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide

How to Cite

Craig, L. A., Browne, K. D. and Beech, A. R. (2008) Dynamic Factors Associated with Sexual Recidivism, in Assessing Risk in Sex Offenders: A Practitioner's Guide, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773208.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Forensic Psychology Practice Ltd, The Willows Clinic, Birmingham, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Forensic and Family Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

  4. 4

    World Health Organisation, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018972

Online ISBN: 9780470773208

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Keywords:

  • socio-affective problems and self-management issues;
  • dynamic/clinical risk factors;
  • life-long pattern of offending;
  • phallometric assessment of sexual preference;
  • emotional identification;
  • pro-sexual assault attitudes;
  • Sexual Interest Factors;
  • antisocial orientation;
  • antisocial personality and antisocial traits;
  • employment instability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Identifying Dynamic Risk Factors

  • A Stable Dynamic Framework

  • Organising Dynamic Factors into Assessments of Sexual Deviance

  • Evidence for the Usefulness of Assessing Stable Dynamic Risk Factors

  • Identifying Acute Dynamic Risk Factors

  • Assessing Acute Dynamic Risk Factors

  • Conclusions