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Female Sex Offenders: Severe Victims and Victimizers

NCJ Number
124296
Journal
Journal of Forensic Sciences Volume: 35 Issue: 1 Dated: (January 1990) Pages: 140-150
Author(s)
S Travin; K Cullen; B Protter
Date Published
1990
Length
11 pages
Annotation
Although there is an extensive body of literature concerning male sexual offenders, there is a marked lack of articles describing sexual offenses committed by females.
Abstract
The authors present a review of the existing literature on this topic and describe five cases of female sexual offenders and four cases of female sexual abusers. Implications for the effective assessment and treatment of this unique population are discussed. 42 references. (Author abstract)