M C Seto

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi Distinguishing two types of adolescent sex offenders
    Stephen M Butler
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, England, United Kingdom
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:83-90. 2002
  2. ncbi Pedophilia and sexual offenses against children
    Michael C Seto
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Annu Rev Sex Res 15:321-61. 2004
  3. ncbi The screening scale for pedophilic interests predicts recidivism among adult sex offenders with child victims
    Michael C Seto
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 33:455-66. 2004
  4. ncbi The discriminative validity of a phallometric test for pedophilic interests among adolescent sex offenders against children
    M C Seto
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Assess 12:319-27. 2000
  5. ncbi Child pornography offenses are a valid diagnostic indicator of pedophilia
    Michael C Seto
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:610-5. 2006
  6. ncbi Is more better? Combining actuarial risk scales to predict recidivism among adult sex offenders
    Michael C Seto
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Assess 17:156-67. 2005
  7. ncbi Detecting anomalous sexual interests in juvenile sex offenders
    Michael C Seto
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1R8 Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 989:118-30; discussion 144-53. 2003
  8. ncbi The criminal histories and later offending of child pornography offenders
    Michael C Seto
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Abuse 17:201-10. 2005
  9. ncbi The criminogenic, clinical, and social problems of forensic and civil psychiatric patients
    Michael C Seto
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6J 1H4
    Law Hum Behav 28:577-86. 2004
  10. ncbi The sexual preferences of incest offenders
    M C Seto
    Forensic Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Abnorm Psychol 108:267-72. 1999

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi Distinguishing two types of adolescent sex offenders
    Stephen M Butler
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, England, United Kingdom
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 41:83-90. 2002
    ..To distinguish between adolescent sex offenders according to nonsexual offense history...
  2. ncbi Pedophilia and sexual offenses against children
    Michael C Seto
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Annu Rev Sex Res 15:321-61. 2004
    ..Future directions for research on assessment methods and etiology are highlighted...
  3. ncbi The screening scale for pedophilic interests predicts recidivism among adult sex offenders with child victims
    Michael C Seto
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 33:455-66. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that the SSPI has predictive utility among adult male sex offenders with child victims, and accounts for variance in sexual offending that is not explained by phallometric testing...
  4. ncbi The discriminative validity of a phallometric test for pedophilic interests among adolescent sex offenders against children
    M C Seto
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Assess 12:319-27. 2000
    ..Results suggest phallometric testing can identify pedophilic interests among these adolescent sex offenders...
  5. ncbi Child pornography offenses are a valid diagnostic indicator of pedophilia
    Michael C Seto
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Abnorm Psychol 115:610-5. 2006
    ..The results suggest child pornography offending is a stronger diagnostic indicator of pedophilia than is sexually offending against child victims. Theoretical and clinical implications are discussed...
  6. ncbi Is more better? Combining actuarial risk scales to predict recidivism among adult sex offenders
    Michael C Seto
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Assess 17:156-67. 2005
    ..No combination method provided a statistically significant or consistent advantage over the predictive accuracy of the single best actuarial scale...
  7. ncbi Detecting anomalous sexual interests in juvenile sex offenders
    Michael C Seto
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1R8 Canada
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 989:118-30; discussion 144-53. 2003
    ..The usefulness of the SSPI as a proxy measure among adolescents is discussed...
  8. ncbi The criminal histories and later offending of child pornography offenders
    Michael C Seto
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Abuse 17:201-10. 2005
    ..Child pornography offenders who had committed a prior or concurrent contact sexual offense were the most likely to offend again, either generally or sexually...
  9. ncbi The criminogenic, clinical, and social problems of forensic and civil psychiatric patients
    Michael C Seto
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6J 1H4
    Law Hum Behav 28:577-86. 2004
    ..This finding also supports the idea that many forensic patients can be appropriately diverted to nonforensic mental health services...
  10. ncbi The sexual preferences of incest offenders
    M C Seto
    Forensic Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Abnorm Psychol 108:267-72. 1999
    ..The prediction was not supported. A testable alternative hypothesis to explain biological father incest is presented and the importance of assessing pedophilic interest among incest offenders is discussed...
  11. ncbi Preferential rape in the theory of courtship disorder
    K Freund
    Forensic Division, Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 27:433-43. 1998
    ..Moreover, these results suggest that the presence of another paraphilia, particularly exhibitionism, may be useful as a behavioral marker for paraphilic rape-proneness...
  12. ncbi Gender and sexual orientation differences in sexual response to sexual activities versus gender of actors in sexual films
    Meredith L Chivers
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario M6J 1H4, Canada
    J Pers Soc Psychol 93:1108-21. 2007
    ..An unexpected result was that homosexual women responded more to nude female targets exercising and masturbating than to nude male targets, whereas heterosexual women responded about the same to both sexes at each activity level...
  13. ncbi Introduction. Human sexual aggression
    Robert A Prentky
    Justice Resource Institute, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02324, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 989:ix-xiii. 2003
  14. ncbi First report of the collaborative outcome data project on the effectiveness of psychological treatment for sex offenders
    R Karl Hanson
    Department of the Solicitor General of Canada, 340 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Canada K1A 0P8
    Sex Abuse 14:169-94; discussion 195-7. 2002
    ..9%) and general recidivism (from 51 to 32%). Older forms of treatment (operating prior to 1980) appeared to have little effect. Future directions for improving the quality of sex offender treatment outcome evaluations are discussed...
  15. ncbi Exhibitionistic and voyeuristic behavior in a Swedish national population survey
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Sex Behav 35:427-35. 2006
    ..The implications of these findings for research on atypical sexual interests, atypical sexual behavior, and paraphilias are discussed...