Gerontophilia - l Most offenders in this category are...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/18/11 Gerontophilia Sexual attraction towards the elderly Presented by Group 5 Adrienne Barry, Reid Deramus, Jess Hunter, Joseph Muscarella
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2/18/11 History of Gerontophilia Gerontophilia is a form of paraphilia l This sexual disorder involves love or sexual attraction towards older people. l Psychoanalysis, drug therapy, behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, hypnosis are used to treat gerontophilia l It is more common to those cultures where grandparents or older people play a chief role.
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2/18/11 Prevalence of Behavior in In the big scheme, this behavior is not at all common and we are unlikely to hear about it. The NCVS identified 3,270 of 261,000 rape victims were over the age of 65 in the year 2000. Holmes & Holmes notes that only 3% of all rape victims are over 50.
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Unformatted text preview: l Most offenders in this category are younger white males (typically 25 and younger) 2/18/11 Holmes & Holmes VS. Holmes & Holmes: Not easy to detect because of cultural influences on mate selection. l Holmes & Holmes: When an elderly person is assaulted then it is sadistic gerontosexuality. l Holmes & Holmes: When an elderly woman is raped it normally results in murder. 2/18/11 Gerontophilia in the Gerontophilia comes to the attention of the criminal justice system when an elderly person has been injured or t killed. l To reduce the behavior, the system can provide better protection for the elderly and provide harsh punishment for those who commit the crime. l Law enforcement can also use the crime scene analysis to study the signatures o...
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