Male Sex Offenders

  • Gene G. Abel
  • Joanne-L. Rouleau


Individuals who commit deviant sex acts have always posed a difficult problem for society. In many respects, their crimes are felonious, antisocial acts and clearly fall within the purview of the criminal justice system. However, their compulsive, repetitive, driven behavior, which at times has no rational, logical reward, appears to fit the criteria of an emotional or psychiatric illness.


Sexual Arousal Deviant Behavior Child Molester Assertiveness Training Psychophysiological Assessment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gene G. Abel
    • 1
    • 2
  • Joanne-L. Rouleau
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Behavioral Medicine InstituteAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.Emory University School of MedicineAtlantaUSA

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