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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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10.1017/S003329171600249X

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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Wellcome Trust
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Fazel, S
Grant:
095806
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Psychological Medicine More from this journal
Pages:
1-11
Publication date:
2016-10-13
Acceptance date:
2016-08-25
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
1469-8978 and 0033-2917
Language:
English
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pubs:655387
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uuid:ac92c4e6-ec70-4220-a922-a2c1f9990ab9
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655387
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2016-11-08

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