Theory-Based Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Sexual Aggression by Gordon C. Nagayama HallTheory-Based Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Sexual Aggression by Gordon C. Nagayama Hall

Theory-Based Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Sexual Aggression

byGordon C. Nagayama Hall

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

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Sexual aggression is a pervasive societal problem with devastating and sometimes permanent effects on its victims. Approximately one in four adults has been either a victim or perpetrator of sexually aggressive behavior. Until now, a disproportionate amount of attention has been paid tovictim-based methods of prevention with a corresponding lack of emphasis on the perpetrators of sexual aggression, whose rate of recidivism is quite high. As psychologists and mental health professionals turn their attention to the assessment and treatment of sexual offenders, the need forpractical, scientifically based information on sexual aggression has become clear. In this book, Gordon Hall offers suggestions based on state-of-the science theory and research. Using the Quadripartite Model of sexual aggression to provide a framework for causes and possible solutions, it breaksnew ground by proposing preventive intervention with potential perpetrators. It is a valuable resource for anyone involved in mental health, criminology, and the judicial system.
Gordon C. Nagayama Hall is Associate Professor of Psychology at Kent State University. Before coming to Kent State, he worked as a clinical psychologist at the Sex Offender Program at Western Hospital in Fort Steilacoom, Washington. He is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and Psychological As...
Title:Theory-Based Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention of Sexual AggressionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 9.49 × 6.26 × 0.83 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionPART I: Toward a Theory of Sexual Aggression2. Theories of Sexual Aggression3. A Quadripartite Model of Sexual AggressionPART II: Theory-Based Assessment4. Predicting Sexually Aggressive Behavior5. Assessment of Motivational Precursors of Sexually Aggressive BehaviorPART III: Theory-Guided Treatment6. Is Some Treatment Better than No Treatmentfor Sexual Aggressors?7. Theory-Based Treatment of Sexually Aggressive BehaviorPART IV: Prevention8. Protective Factors Against Sexually Aggressive Behavior9. Reduction of Risk Factors for Sexually Aggressive Behavior

Editorial Reviews

"A wide audience will obtain a comprehensive review of the state of the art in sexual aggression research and treatment form Hall's book. The volume is easily accessible to psychologists generally and will be of interest to sexual aggression researchers and clinicians alike....The discussionof treatment effectiveness is excellent."--Contemporary Psychology