Forensic Psychology

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Forensic Psychology
Focuses on psychology applied in criminal justice settings
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Sexual Offending
- Most perpetrators are known to the victim, do not reoffend, not pedophillic
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Pedophillic Disorder (1)
1. Recurrent, intense, sexually arousing fantasies/urges/behaviours involving sexual activity with a prepubescent child
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Pedophillic Disorder (Emerging Research)
Emerging research suggests biological causes; meet criteria for diagnosis without having sexually offended a child
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Common treatment targets for Pedophillic Disorder
• Offence-supportive attitudes/beliefs • Deviant sexual interests • Sexual preoccupation • Emotion regulation Intimacy deficits
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Treatment for Pedophillic Disorder
Typically group based; CBT
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Sexual Offending

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- Most perpetrators are known to the victim, do not reoffend, not pedophillic

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Pedophillic Disorder (1)

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Pedophillic Disorder (Emerging Research)

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Common treatment targets for Pedophillic Disorder

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