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Title Psychiatric treatment of sexual offenders : treating the past traumas in traumatizers : a bio-psycho-social perspective / edited by Jamshid A. Marvasti.
Imprint Springfield, Ill., U.S.A. : Charles C. Thomas, [2004]
©2004

Series American series in behavioral science and law
American series in behavioral science and law.
Subject Sex offenders -- Mental health.
Sex offenders -- Rehabilitation.
Psychosexual disorders -- Treatment.
Paraphilic Disorders -- therapy.
Paraphilic Disorders -- complications.
Sex Offenses -- prevention & control.
Sex Offenses -- psychology.
Alt Name Marvasti, Jamshid A.
Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 192 pages).
Summary The approach of this book is a humanistic one that characterizes the individual suffering from paraphilia as a human being. With this perspective in mind, the author posits that any sexual offender who has a history of childhood trauma needs to be treated not only for the sexual offenses, but also for past trauma. Consisting of eight chapters, the first chapter addresses the issues of paraphilias and their sexual offense behavior. Chapter 2 focuses on typology and characteristics of pedophiliacs and rapists. Chapter 3 details the issues of sexual offense and hypersexuality in elderly males. Ch.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-179) and index.
Contents Foreword / Ralph Slovenko -- Paraphilias and Sexual Offense Behaviors: Etiology, Epidemiology, and Diagnosis / Jamshid A. Marvasti -- What Is Paraphilia? -- What Are Paraphilia Related Disorders (Hypersexual Disorders)? -- Diagnosis of Pedophilia -- The Development of a Diagnosis of Pedophilia -- Rape and Sexual Offenses: Statistics and Epidemiology -- Under-Reporting of Rape -- Cause, Motivation and Etiologic Theories of Paraphilia/Pedophilia -- The Virgin Cleansing Myth -- Victim-to-Victimizer Process -- Pairing Theory -- Deviant Sexual Arousal as a Cause of Pedophilia -- Addiction Theories of Sexual Offense -- Biological Correlate of Male Hypersexuality -- The Role of Testosterone and Sexuality -- Neurotransmitters: Serotonin, Dopamine, and Sexual Behavior -- Neuropsychiatric Abnormalities in Pedophilia and Hypersexuality -- Epilepsy -- Tourette's Syndrome -- Studies on Sexuality of Animals -- Hypotheses Explaining Father-Daughter Incest -- Pedophilia as an Explanation -- Incest Avoidance Mechanism Failure as an Explanation -- "Mate Deprivation" as an Explanation -- Psychopathy as an Explanation -- Integrated Model of Paraphilia -- Typology, Psychiatric Co-Morbidities and Characteristics of Child Molesters and Rapists / Jamshid A. Marvasti -- Typology of Pedophiles -- Is Rape a Clinical Diagnosis? -- Nonsexual Needs and Rape -- Classification of Rape -- Characteristic of Sexual Offenders Against Women and Children -- Gender -- Age of Onset of Pedophiliac and Sexual Offense Behavior.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780398080457 (electronic bk.)
0398080453 (electronic bk.)
0398074542 (hbk.)
9780398074548 (hbk.)
0398074550 (pbk.)
9780398074555 (pbk.)
OCLC # 689996378
Additional Format Print version: Psychiatric treatment of sexual offenders. Springfield, Ill., U.S.A. : Charles C. Thomas, ©2004 0398074542 (DLC) 2003060735 (OCoLC)52814031


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