The Use of Actuarial Risk Assessment Instruments in Sex Offenders

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry



Document Type

Book Chapter

Medical Subject Headings

Sex Offenses; Risk Assessment; Risk Factors; Psychological Tests; Actuarial Analysis


Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology


Citation: Vincent, G.M., Maney, Shannon, & Hart, S.D. (2009). The use of actuarial risk assessment instruments in sex offenders. In F. Saleh, A. grudzinskas, J. Bradford, & D. Brodsky (Eds.), Sex Offenders: Identification, Risk Assessment, Treatment, and Legal Issues (pp.70-88). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0195177045, 9780195177046

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