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Discusses psychopathology of adolescent male sex offenders. Increase of juvenile sexual aggression, abuse and assault. Characteristics of adolescent sex offenders. Use of psychotherapy to understand criminal behavior. Proposes a research study on the subject. Hypotheses. Research methodology. Research limitations.
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Research Proposal:
Psychopathology of Juvenile Male Sex Offenders
Review of Literature
There is evidence of a significant increase in the reports of juvenile sexual aggression and sexual abuse with sexual assault in general one of the fastest growing violent crimes in the United States (Practice parameters for…, 1999). Approximately 20 percent of all rapes and 30 to 50 percent of child molestations are carried out by people younger than 18 years of age. Studies of adolescent sex offenders have shown that the majority commit their first sexual offense before the age of 15 and not infrequently before the age of 12 (Practice parameters for…, 1999).
Sexual assaults committed by adolescents are a growing societal concern. Acco

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