Can pedophiles be treated?

1. Priests and sex abuse

2. Treating child molesters

3. Does it work?

4. Is he safe?



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Current Status of North American Assessment and Treatment Programs for Sexual Offenders, W.L. Marshall, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Mar 1999, pp. 221-39.

Effectiveness of Treatment for Sex Offenders, Hanson et al, Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, Apr., 2002, pp. 171-94, see also pp. 195-7.

A Five-Year Follow-Up Survey of Criminal Recidivism... Fred Berlin et Al, American Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, Vol. 12, #3, 1991.

Priest Abuse Case Eluded Law's Reforms, Michael Rezendes, The Boston Globe, Feb. 19, 2002, p. A1.

Priest Accused of Child Rape Appears in San Diego Court, Pam Belluck, The New York Times, May 3, 2002.

Psychological Assessment, Treatment, and Outcome with Sex Offenders, Raymond Wood et al, Behavioral Science and the Law, 18: 23-41 (2000).

What Works in Adult Sex Offender Treatment? Danielle Polizzi et al, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 43(3) 1999, pp. 357-74.

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