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Parental and perinatal risk factors for sexual offending in men: a nationwide case-control study

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BACKGROUND: Prior studies suggest parental and perinatal risk factors are associated with later offending. It remains uncertain, however, if such risk factors are similarly related to sexual offending. METHOD: We linked socio-demographic, family relations, and perinatal (obtained at birth) data from the nationwide Swedish registers from 1973 to 2009 with information on criminal convictions of cases and control subjects. Male sex offenders (n = 13 773) were matched 1:5 on birth year and county...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1017/S003329171600249X

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K.M. Babchishin More by this author
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
P. Lichtenstein More by this author
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Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
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Seena Fazel
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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychological Medicine Journal website
Pages:
1-11
Publication date:
2016-10-13
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
1469-8978 and 0033-2917
Pubs id:
pubs:655387
URN:
uri:ac92c4e6-ec70-4220-a922-a2c1f9990ab9
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uuid:ac92c4e6-ec70-4220-a922-a2c1f9990ab9
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pubs:655387

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