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Cognitive Approaches to the Assessment of Sexual Interest in Sexual Offenders
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Cognitive Approaches to the Assessment of Sexual Interest in Sexual Offenders

Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Thornton, Daivd and Laws, D. Richard
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-0-470-05781-0
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Brings together in one volume all the latest research and practice in this area, along with critical commentary on the effectiveness of each method

This book describes and evaluates the current methods of measuring sexual interest in sex offenders - namely penile plethysmography, the Abel Assessment for Sexual Interest, Affinity 2.1, the Implicit Association Test, the Stroop test and the polygraph. The book also discusses how established cognitive assessment methods such as the attentional blink and the startle probe reflex can be adapted for use with sex offenders.

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  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Thornton, Daivd and Laws, D. Richard
  • ISBN: 978-0-470-05781-0
  • Specialty:
    Forensic Psychology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 250
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2009

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