ERIC Number: EJ556575
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Physical and Chemical Castration of Sex Offenders: A Review.
Meyer, Walter J., III; Cole, Collier M.
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v25 n3-4 p1-18 1997
Provides an overview of physical and chemical castration and its use in controlling sex offenders. Discusses castration and sexual aggression, then focuses on the use of therapeutic physical castration in dealing with those who display unacceptable sexual behaviors. Details legal and ethical issues and the efficacy of testosterone-lowering treatments. (RJM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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