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Psychiatric, demographic and personality characteristics of elderly sex offenders

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Background. Psychiatric disorders are purported to play a role in the aetiology of violent crime, but evidence for their role in sexual offending is less clear. The authors investigated the prevalence of psychiatric morbidity and personality disorders in elderly incarcerated sex offenders compared with elderly non-sex offenders. Method. One hundred and one sex offenders and 102 non-sex offenders aged over 59 years were interviewed using standardized semi-structured interviews for psychiatric ...

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Published
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10.1017/S0033291701005153

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Psychiatry
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"University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland"
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Psychiatry
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Wellcome Trust
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05/584/2/97/2
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Psychological Medicine More from this journal
Volume:
32
Issue:
2
Pages:
219-226
Publication date:
2002-02-01
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1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
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English
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2008-03-14

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