Handbook of Sexual Assault: Issues, Theories, and Treatment of the Offender / Edition 1

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A useful tool for practitioners, researchers, theorists, and advanced students, Handbook of Sexual Assault analyzes the nature and extent of the problem of sexual offending and classifies the types of offenders according to an empirically developed system. In addition, contributors present the theories of the etiology and maintenance of sexual offending; offer various perspectives and factors relevant to accurate assessment; and detail contemporary treatment procedures.

Classifying sexual offenders/sexual aggression/pornography/ social & cultural factors/incest/trmt of the offender/etc.

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Editorial Reviews

Contributors researchers and clinicians address specific topics related to the asessment and treatment of sexual aggressors, as well as theories concerning the development and maintenance of such offending. The volume, taken as a whole, summarizes current understanding of the problem. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780306432729
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publication date: 2/1/1990
  • Series: Applied Clinical Psychology Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 428
  • Product dimensions: 7.26 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.03 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Issues in Sexual Assault; W.L. Marshall, et al.
The Nature and Extent of Sexual Assault; G.G. Abel, J.L. Rouleau.
Classifying Sexual Offenders: The Development and Corroboration of Taxonomic Models; R.A. Knight, R.A. Prentky.
Factors Influencing Sexual Assault: Sexual Aggression: Achieving Power Through Humiliation; J.L. Darke.
The Influence of Pornography on Sexual Crimes; M.R. Murrin, D.R. Laws.
Androgenic Hormones and Sexual Assault; S.J. Hucker, J. Bain.
Sexual Anomalies and the Brain; R. Langevin.
Stimulus Control of Sexual Arousal: Its Role in Sexual Assault; H.E. Barbaree.
Social and Cultural Factors in Sexual Assault; L.E. Stermac, et al.
The Role of Cognition in Sexual Assault; Z.V. Segal, L.E. Stermac.
Theories of Sexual Assault: Sex Offenders: A Feminist Perspective; J.L. Herman.
Court Disorder; K. Freund.
Treatment of the Offender: The Modification of Sexual Preferences; V.L. Quinsey, C.M. Earls.
The Antiandrogen and Hormonal Treatment of Sex Offenders; J.M.W. Bradford.
8 additional articles. Index.

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