Sex Offenders: Identification, Risk Assessment, Treatment, and Legal Issues
Fabian M. Saleh, Albert J. Grudzinskas, John M. Bradford
Oxford University Press, USA
, Feb 11, 2009
- 457 pages
A comprehensive clinical resource on sexual offenders that covers the basics in diagnosis, natural history, risk assessment, and treatment in a way that is easy to absorb and to incorporate into practice. The sections on legal issues are absolutely necessary for anyone working with sexual offenders in order to understand the extensive legal framework that operates around this subtype of offender. The editors and contributors are concerned to ensure public safety while at the same time amintaining medical integrity and respect for due process. The book is intended for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, trainees, and researchers who work with sex offenders, as well as attorneys, members of the judiciary, and policymakers.