ERIC Number: EJ438849
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Identifying Critical Dimensions for Discriminating among Rapists.
Prentky, Robert A.; Knight, Raymond A.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v59 n5 p643-61 Oct 1991
Notes that sexual aggression is determined by multiplicity of variables and that convicted sexual offenders are markedly heterogeneous. Surveys offender and nonoffender sexual aggression research for evidence about which dimensions should be included in multivariate models that attempt to discriminate rapists from nonrapists, to identify subgroups among rapists, and to enhance efficiency of dispositional decisions about these offenders. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Information Analyses
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