ERIC Number: EJ429865
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Treatment of Sexual Offenses by Persons with Developmental Disabilities.
Myers, Beverly A.
American Journal on Mental Retardation, v95 n5 p563-69 Mar 1991
A case history of a young man with mild mental retardation who had engaged in pedophilia and was successfully treated with medroxyprogesterone acetate is presented. The role of antiandrogen treatments of mentally retarded sexual offenders is discussed including issues of informed consent and ethical aspects of treatment. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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