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Female Sex Offenders: What Therapists, Law Enforcement and Child Protective Services Need to Know Paperback – July, 2001
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Well-documented introduction to an area that has... been ensconced in silence... Suitable for all areas of corrections. -- Gayle L. Turner, Corrections Compendium, Oct. 2001
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I didn't read this entire book cover to cover, because parts of it are written more for practicing threrapists, particularly the last part. Much of the book however is accessible to the average educated person. A lot of interesting results were presented. Based on other things I've read and heard, much of the information in this book is not new, but some of it however is quite shocking.
I already knew that female offenders tend to come from chaotic or dysfunctional backgrounds where alcoholism, drug abuse, physical/sexual abuse is the norm. It's also relatively well known that women from such backgrounds tend to select life partners who will re-activate this chaos, if they select a "good guy" however they will do something in their relationship to sabotage it (i.e. commit incest, abuse their kids, cheat, abuse drugs/alcohol, etc.).
Some of the interesting information which I didn't know are the following assertions, which has been confirmed by professionals in the field:
-Men who were incest victims by their mothers tend to suffer from serious psychosomatic symptoms and depression as adults, social dysfunction and are hindered in cognitive development.Read more ›
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The same way laws have bee redefined for females when they came into the workplace so it is true for this issue.
Females have always raped males. Read more
A GREAT Journalist, Patricia Pearson has touched on this subject as well. Overwhelming fact, in virtually all rape, or any other type of sexual assault perpetrated by females... Read morePublished on May 16, 2006 by TTS