Essentials of Economics with Connect Plus / Edition 8

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From leading scientists and practitioners, this authoritative work examines what is known about the nature and development of juvenile sexual offending, the consequences for both victims and perpetrators, and approaches to assessment, intervention, and relapse prevention. Pathways of normal sexual development are described, and the biological, social, and psychological processes that lead to sexual conduct problems are investigated. The book explores how juvenile offenders are dealt with in the mental health and criminal justice systems, reviews available psychological and pharmacological treatment approaches, and provides research-based recommendations for improving existing practices.

Discusses sexual arousal, preferences of the adolescent of- fenders, substance use/abuse, attachment bonds, trmt, etc.

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Sixteen contributions address such issues as: legal responses, classification of juvenile sex offenders, normative sexuality from a developmental perspective, adult offenders with juvenile histories, conditioning theories, development of sexual age preferences in males, substance abuse, conduct disorders, cognitive behavioral treatment, phamacological treatment, and relapse prevention. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
British Journal of Forensic Practice

"As an introduction to developing our responses to younger sex offenders, this book is a worthy addition to the literature."--British Journal of Forensic Practice

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077473082
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 12/1/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Howard E. Barbaree, PhD, is Professor and Head, Law and Mental Health Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, and Clinical Director, Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He has devoted much of his career to research, teaching, and clinical practice related to sexual aggression and sexual deviance. Dr. Barbaree has published numerous journal articles and book chapters and is coeditor of the Handbook of Sexual Assault: Issues, Theories, and Treatment of the Offender (1990). He has served as a member of the National Institute of Mental Health Violence and Traumatic Stress Grant Review Committee and received the Significant Achievement Award from the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers in 2000. In 2004 Dr. Barbaree began a 4-year term as editor of Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment.

William L. Marshall, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Psychiatry at Queen's University and Director of Rockwood Psychological Services, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, which provides sex offender treatment in two Canadian federal penitentiaries. Dr. Marshall has 35 years of experience in assessment, treatment, and research with sexual offenders and has over 300 publications, including 16 books. He was President of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers from 2000 to 2001 and received its Significant Achievement Award in 1993. In 1999 Dr. Marshall received the Santiago Grisolia Prize from the Queen Sophia Centre in Spain for his worldwide contributions to the reduction of violence, and in 2000 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In 2003 Dr. Marshall was one of six invited experts who were asked to advise the Vatican on how best to deal with sexual abuse within the Catholic Church.

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Table of Contents

1 An introduction to the juvenile sex offender : terms, concepts, and definitions 1
2 Normal sexual development 19
3 The effects of child sexual abuse and family environment 58
4 Biological factors in the development of sexual deviance and aggression in males 77
5 Social and psychological factors in the development of delinquency and sexual deviance 105
6 Adolescent sexual aggression within heterosexual relationships 128
7 The female juvenile sex offender 148
8 Conduct problems and juvenile sexual offending 166
9 Assessment and treatment of criminogenic needs 189
10 Risk of sexual recidivism in adolescents who offend sexually : correlates and assessment 219
11 Conceptual issues in treatment evaluation research with juvenile sexual offenders 248
12 Legal consequences of juvenile sex offending in the United States 275
13 Research on adolescent sexual abuser treatment programs 291
14 A reevaluation of relapse prevention with adolescents who sexually offend : a good-lives model 313
15 Disposition and treatment of juvenile sex offenders from the perspective of restorative justice 336
16 Pharmacological treatment of the juvenile sex offender 358
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 11, 2013

    This editorial, overview and review of this book does NOT relate

    This editorial, overview and review of this book does NOT relate to the book I was searching for, or the picture shown. I was searching for Essentials of Economics with Connect Plus 8th edition, by Bradley Schiller, ISBN:9780077473082, not some teenage sexual deviate book on behavior by Howard E Barbee.

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