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Child Sexual Abuse: Crimes, Victims, Offender Characteristics, and Recidivism

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Title: Child Sexual Abuse: Crimes, Victims, Offender Characteristics, and Recidivism
Authors: Carlstedt, Anita
Issue Date: 21-Sep-2012
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Physiology
Parts of work: I. Carlstedt A, Forsman A, Söderström H (2001). Sexual Child Abuse in a Defined Swedish Area 1993–97: A Population-Based Survey Archives of Sexual Behavior, 30, 483-493

II. Carlstedt A, Innala S, Brimse A, Söderström H (2005). Mental disorders and DSM-IV paedophilia in 185 subjects convicted of sexual child abuse. Nordic JOurnal of Psychiatry. 59, 534-537

III. Carlstedt A, Nilsson T, Hofvander B, Brimse A, Innala S, Anckarsäter H (2009). Does victim age differentiate between perpetrators of sexual child abuse? A study of mental health, psychosocial circumstances, and crimes. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 21(4) 442-454

IV. Nilsson T, Carlstedt A, Baudin C, Jakobsson C, Forsman A, Anckarsäter H. Child sexual abusers and recidivism: A 10 to15 year follow-up study. Manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2012-10-05
Disputation: Fredagen den 5 oktober 2012, kl. 13.00, Hörsal Lyktan, Konferenscentrum Wallenberg, Medicinaregatan 20A, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: child sexual abuse
mental disorder
risk assessment
Abstract: Background: Epidemiological research on child sexual abuse relies on health care surveys, anonymized population surveys, and criminal statistics, each with its methodological limitations. This study aims at compensating for these limitations by combining a population-based cohort from a large, representative region of Sweden and a clinic-referred group from the whole of Sweden. Subjects and Methods: For all 196 individuals in the Västra Götaland region who were convicted of child sexual ab... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-8516-8
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