Journals Higher Education

$79.00

Hardcover

11 February 2009

480 Pages | 50 b/w illus.

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195177046


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Sex Offenders

Identification, Risk Assessment, Treatment, and Legal Issues

Edited by Fabian M. Saleh, M.D., Albert J. Grudzinskas, John M. Bradford, M.D., and Daniel J. Brodsky, LL.B.
Foreword by Paul Appelbaum, M.D.

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.

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