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Risk factors for criminal recidivism in older sexual offenders.

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Sexual offenders constitute a substantial proportion of the older male prison population. Recent research findings, with potential consequences for risk management, indicate that recidivism risk might be lower in older sexual offenders. We followed up all adult male sexual offenders released from prison in Sweden during 1993-1997 (N=1,303) for criminal reconviction for an average of 8.9 years. We studied rates of repeat offending (sexual and any violent) by four age bands (<25, 25-39, 40-5...

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10.1007/s11194-006-9009-0

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Journal:
Sexual abuse : a journal of research and treatment
Volume:
18
Issue:
2
Pages:
159-167
Publication date:
2006-04-01
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EISSN:
1573-286X
ISSN:
1079-0632
Source identifiers:
176938
Language:
English
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pubs:176938
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uuid:cee6758b-cb05-4f5c-a46a-7af5c45848e9
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pubs:176938
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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