Publication Year: 2009
Authors/Editor: Thornton, Daivd and Laws, D. Richard
Brings together in one volume all the latest research and practice in this area, along with critical commentary on the effectiveness of each method
This book describes and evaluates the current methods of measuring sexual interest in sex offenders - namely penile plethysmography, the Abel Assessment for Sexual Interest, Affinity 2.1, the Implicit Association Test, the Stroop test and the polygraph. The book also discusses how established cognitive assessment methods such as the attentional blink and the startle probe reflex can be adapted for use with sex offenders.
Cognitive Approaches to the Assessment of Sexual Interest in Sexual Offenders