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Investigation of motivation for behavior change among pedophilic sex offenders

Tierney, David Wayne. 2001, Investigation of motivation for behavior change among pedophilic sex offenders, Ph.D. thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title Investigation of motivation for behavior change among pedophilic sex offenders
Author Tierney, David Wayne.
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name Ph.D.
Date submitted 2001
Keyword(s) Child molesters - Rehabilitation
Pedophilia - Prevention
Cognitive therapy
Child molesters - Psychology
Summary This investigation found that certain cognitive, emotive and behavioral factors were related to motivation for behavior change among men incarcerated for sexual offences against children. Overall, the results have important implications for understanding motivation for change among these offenders, their assessment and treatment, and so the prevention of re-offending.
Language eng
Description of original xxiii, 504 leaves ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 616.85836
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30028023

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