Overview of Sexual Offender Typologies, Recidivism, and Treatment



This chapter provides an overview of what is known about sex offenders in terms of sexual offender typologies, recidivism, and treatment. This chapter will summarize the current knowledge in each area and identify areas requiring additional attention. Implications for sex offender policy are considered against the background of current empirical knowledge.


Sexual offender typologies Sexual offender recidivism Sexual offender treatment 


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  1. 1.Department of Criminal Justice and CriminologySam Houston State UniversityHuntsvilleUSA

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