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Recidivism and Static-99R risk assessments in a Swedish cohort of mentally disordered sexual offenders

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Title: Recidivism and Static-99R risk assessments in a Swedish cohort of mentally disordered sexual offenders
Authors: Baudin, Christian
Issue Date: 7-May-2021
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry
Parts of work: I. Baudin, C., Nilsson, T., Wallinius, M., Sturup, J., & Andiné, P. (2020). A 24‐year follow‐up study on recidivism in male mentally disordered sexual offenders with and without psychotic disorders. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 65(5), 1610–1618.

II. Baudin, C., Nilsson, T., Sturup, J., Wallinius, M., & Andiné, P. (2021). A Static-99R validation study on individuals with mental disorders: 5 to 20 years of fixed follow-up after sexual offenses. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, article 625996.

III. Baudin, C., Grimby-Ekman, A., Nilsson, T., Wallinius, M., & Andiné, P. Rasch analysis of Static-99R in a cohort of individuals with mental disorders convicted of a sexual offense (manuscript).
Date of Defence: 2021-06-16
Disputation: Onsdagen den 16 juni 2021, kl. 9.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Sex offenders
Rasch analysis
Abstract: Mentally disordered sexual offenders (MDSOs) constitute a heterogeneous offender subgroup presenting a wide range of clinical comorbidity. The recidivism rates for such a disparate subgroup vary substantially, which complicates estimations of recidivism risk. The commonly used risk assessment instrument Static-99R has been tested on MDSOs, but it is uncertain how it performs in a Swedish population. The aims of this thesis were to (1) present a Swedish cohort of MDSOs in detail regarding cohort ... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-334-7 (PRINT)
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