Council on Sex Offender Treatment Treatment of Sex Offenders - Characteristics of Recidivists

Characteristics of Recidivists (Center for Sex Offender Management)

  • Psychopathy (Narcissism + Antisocial Personality = Psychopath. This is measured on the Hare Psychopathy Checklist. A score above 30 is considered a psychopath)
  • Stranger victims
  • Diverse victims
  • Juvenile sexual offenses
  • History of abuse or neglect
  • Multiple paraphilias
  • Unemployed
  • Substance Abuse
  • Antisocial lifestyle
    Last updated November 12, 2015