Diagnosis and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

  • Judith V. Becker
  • Richard J. Kavoussi
Part of the Critical Issues in American Psychiatry and the Law book series (CIAP, volume 4)


The exact incidence of sexual crimes committed by adolescents is not known. However available data (victim reports and arrest statistics) indicate that approximately 20% of all rapes and 30% of all child molestation cases are perpetrated by adolescent offenders1,2


Sexual Arousal Sexual Offense Juvenile Offender Cyproterone Acetate Sexual Fantasy 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Judith V. Becker
    • 1
  • Richard J. Kavoussi
    • 2
  1. 1.New York State Psychiatric Institute and Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Mount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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