ERIC Number: EJ451138
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Myth Information and Bizarre Beliefs of Male Juvenile Sex Offenders.
Lakey, Joyce F.
Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling, v13 n1 p2-10 Oct 1992
Describes mythical beliefs, thinking errors, and faulty attitudes collected from a group of 67 male juvenile sex offenders. Addresses four major thinking errors: pretentiousness, uniqueness, failure to assume responsibility, and distorted values. Notes that therapists need this information to develop effective treatment strategies for replacing distortions and misperceptions with correct and moral information as a foundation for change. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Reports - Research
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