Sex Offenders: Identification, Risk Assessment, Treatment, and Legal Issues

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry



Document Type


Medical Subject Headings

Sex Offenses; Criminals


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


Summary: Provides an interdisciplinary overview of existing knowledge about sex offenders. It provides in-depth coverage of the problem of identification, risk assessment and management, treatment, and legal solutions. It seeks to ensure public safety while at the same time maintaining medical integrity and respect for due process. The book is intended for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and researchers who work with sex offenders, as well as attorneys, members of the judiciary, and policymakers.

Citation: .M. Saleh, A.J. Grudzinskas, Jr., J.M. Bradford & D. J. Brodsky (eds.) (2009) Sex Offenders: Identification, Risk Assessment, Treatment, and Legal Issues, New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

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Albert J. Grudzinskas Jr. also co-authored chapters in this book: “Sexual Predator Laws and Their History" and “Community Based Management of Sex Offenders: An Examination of Sex Offender Registries and Community Notification in the United States and Canada."