Sex Offender Treatment
This important volume brings together findings in the psychological and medical treatment of sex offenders. It disseminates research from experts around the world in the field of sex offender treatment, making this knowledge available to researchers and clinicians everywhere. Professionals struggling to find effective methods for treating their patients will find Sex Offender Treatment a valuable tool for their daily work.Chapters in Sex Offender Treatment cover a variety of topics. Authors examine such areas as psychodynamic and psychiatric disorders associated with the sex offender, findings on pharmacologic interventions, treatment techniques and the public perception of sex offender treatment, and cautionary notes for those who provide therapy for sex offenders. Within these areas, some specific themes addressed include:types of personality disorders and implications for more effective treatmentthe effectiveness of antiandrogen treatment and the promising results of other pharmacotherapiestechniques for developing insight in incest perpetratorsa study of adult male incest offendersperceptions of the treatment processan adolescent treatment program using a family communication approachhypotheses regarding sexual offenders and men who batter, using psychodynamic and feminist theoryFull of practical strategies and useful information, Sex Offender Treatment is a book professionals will reach for again and again.
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