Handbook of Sexual Assault

Issues, Theories, and Treatment of the Offender

  • W. L. Marshall
  • D. R. Laws
  • H. E. Barbaree

Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. W. L. Marshall, D. R. Laws, H. E. Barbaree
      Pages 3-7
    3. Gene G. Abel, Joanne-L. Rouleau
      Pages 9-21
    4. Raymond A. Knight, Robert A. Prentky
      Pages 23-52
  3. Factors Influencing Sexual Assault

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Juliet L. Darke
      Pages 55-72
    3. Mary R. Murrin, D. R. Laws
      Pages 73-91
    4. S. J. Hucker, J. Bain
      Pages 93-102
    5. Ron Langevin
      Pages 103-113
    6. H. E. Barbaree
      Pages 115-142
    7. Lana E. Stermac, Zindel V. Segal, Roy Gillis
      Pages 143-159
    8. Zindel V. Segal, Lana E. Stermac
      Pages 161-174
  4. Theories of Sexual Assault

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Judith Lewis Herman
      Pages 177-193
    3. Kurt Freund
      Pages 195-207
    4. Linda Meyer Williams, David Finkelhor
      Pages 231-255
    5. W. L. Marshall, H. E. Barbaree
      Pages 257-275
  5. Treatment of the Offender

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 277-277

About this book


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.


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Editors and affiliations

  • W. L. Marshall
    • 1
  • D. R. Laws
    • 2
  • H. E. Barbaree
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyQueen’s UniversityKingstonCanada
  2. 2.Department of Law and Mental Health, Florida Mental Health InstituteUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-0915-2
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4899-0917-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-0915-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0258-1221
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