Dealing with offenders Biological treatments for offending psychlotron

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Dealing with offenders Biological treatments for offending psychlotron. org. uk

Dealing with offenders Biological treatments for offending psychlotron. org. uk

Biological treatments for offending Assumptions: Sex offending is driven by biological sexual drives. Reducing

Biological treatments for offending Assumptions: Sex offending is driven by biological sexual drives. Reducing sexual drives will reduce offending. Treatments: AAs - most work by binding to androgen receptors and blocking them, preventing testosterone etc. from affecting the brain Gn. RH agonists - overstimulate receptors in the hypothalamus causing testosterone secretion to first rise slightly and then fall to very low levels. psychlotron. org. uk

How far does the evidence support the use of biological treatments for sex offenders?

How far does the evidence support the use of biological treatments for sex offenders? psychlotron. org. uk

How can you spot when an argument is weak? Sweeping statements Poor use of

How can you spot when an argument is weak? Sweeping statements Poor use of evidence Use of weak evidence Lack of acknowledgement of alternative views Analyse this evaluation of biological treatments for offending. Identify as many strengths and weaknesses of the evaluation as you can. psychlotron. org. uk

Work up a better evaluation Here are some studies to help - assess their

Work up a better evaluation Here are some studies to help - assess their strengths and limitations and build this into your evaluation. Possible useful additional criticisms: ● ● Requires a high level of supervision. Should only be done on a voluntary basis. Sexual offending is usually about power, not sex. Has side effects. psychlotron. org. uk