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Sexual offender treatment in Europe: an impression of cross-cultural differences.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10214395     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article is based on some tens of separate presentations in three recent conferences on sexual offender research and treatment in Europe. In these conferences the differences between countries in the development of sexual offender treatment have become apparent. In some northwestern European countries there has been significant progress in this field; however, much slower progress has been made in southwestern European countries, while in Central and Eastern Europe, only incidental treatment facilities are available, or none at all. When treatment does occur in Europe, treatment methods differ markedly between countries. It is not easy to explain these differences, for this requires of the observer an in-depth knowledge of the sociocultural context, judicial system variables, and the nature of the helping profession specific to each nation. This article offers some tentative explanations of the observed differences across countries. However, conclusions should be interpreted cautiously due to the lack of detailed information about these background factors.
Authors:
J Frenken
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Sexual abuse : a journal of research and treatment     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1079-0632     ISO Abbreviation:  Sex Abuse     Publication Date:  1999 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-05-20     Completed Date:  1999-05-20     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9506704     Medline TA:  Sex Abuse     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  87-93     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Leiden University Medical Center, Department of Sexology, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cross-Cultural Comparison
Cultural Diversity*
Europe
Health Services Accessibility*
Humans
Mental Health Services*
Research
Sex Offenses*

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