Sexual Offending in Psychotic Patients

In this chapter, we will discuss sexual offending behavior perpetrated by those individuals who suffer from psychotic mental illness (MI) including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, delusional disorder,andatypical psychoses.Thediagnosis of MI is often comorbidly associated with other disorders such as personality disorder and intellectually disabilities. Here we intend to concentrate on those with severe and enduring mental health difficulties. While there is relatively good consensusamongresearchers and clinicians about the diagnoses of schizophrenia (Hodgins, 2004), and the assessment […]