Navigation Links
Psychotherapies Benefit Sex Criminals

Researchers have said that while psychological treatments do not cure sex criminals, they may help reduce the number of times they re-offend //.

While the types of psychological therapies vary according to the kind stipulated during sentencing, sex offenders who complete treatment programs tend to re-offend less often and less seriously.

As Belinda Brooks-Gordon, a psychologist at the University of London, in said in the British Medical Journal. 'Sexual offending, like many medical conditions, cannot be cured,'

After reviewing 34 studies of the effectiveness of different types of treatments such as behavioral therapy, psychoanalysis, drug therapy and psychotherapy she and criminologist Charlotte Bilby found that behavioral therapies did appear to have a positive effect for a short term but further research was needed to prove its effectiveness over longer time periods.

It was also found that offenders who did not complete the treatment were more likely to repeat their crimes.

Brooks-Gordon said, ‘We definitely need more attention to good ... qualitative studies,’

She added that a better understanding of which treatments are either controlling or moderating the offender's behavior could help to focus resources on the therapies that are most effective.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Benefit of colonoscopy
2. Benefits in fertility procedures
3. Women Benefit More from Quitting Smoking than Men
4. Benefits of Vitamin Supplements Unclear
5. Antidepressants May Benefit Heart Patients
6. Benefits of Eating Whole Grains, Fruits and Vegetables
7. Benefits of Nitric Oxide in the Treatment of Premature Infants
8. Benefits and Risks of Asthma Treatment Questioned
9. Stroke Patients May Benefit By Wearing Cooling Helmets
10. Benefits Of The Worlds Most Widely Used Beverage
11. Drug In Asthma inhaler Found To Counteract Benefits
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... LaserShip, a regional parcel carrier that services the ... Eastern Michigan last Friday in order to aid in the Flint water crisis. In ... a facility located in Clio, only 15 miles away from Flint. , “We have ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... InDemand ... within Healthcare, recently partnered with Heart City Health Center to improve ... 23 years, Heart City Health Center has provided the Elkhart community with access ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 , ... 10 ... Brand. There were three leading bottled water brand owners that topped the list as ... enhance connectivity and optimize conversion. The premier brand was Tibet 5100, a top notch ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... welcomes S.S. Nesbitt as the latest addition to its growing list of Partner ... locations throughout the Southeast, from Orlando to Huntsville and in between. , Harnessing ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Pediatric therapists are challenged to ... shows that the Goal Attainment Scale (GAS) captures 20% more change in outcomes ... more about the Goal Attainment Scale, Education Resources Inc. is offering a course ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/10/2016)... and PITTSBURGH, Feb. 10, 2016 Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ, ... quarter and year ended December 31, 2015. ... Full year adjusted total revenues of $9.45 billion, up ... year; GAAP total revenues of $9.43 billion. Excluding the ... markets specialty and branded generics business (the "EPD Business"), ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , Feb. 10, 2016  Resolve Therapeutics, ... transformative new approaches to the treatment of lupus ... of a multiple ascending dose study in patients ... compound RSLV-132. --> ... placebo-controlled multiple ascending dose study of RSLV-132 in ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , Feb. 10, 2016  Rich Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC ... a 1-for-100 reverse split of its issued and outstanding ... trading on Thursday, February 11, 2016. The Company,s common ... CUSIP number 76303T308 and temporary ticker symbol "RCHAD". After ... under the ticker symbol (RCHA).  --> ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: