Michael C Seto

Summary

Affiliation: University of Ottawa
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
  2. doi request reprint Online solicitation offenders are different from child pornography offenders and lower risk contact sexual offenders
    Michael C Seto
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, 1804 Highway 2 East, Brockville, ON, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 36:320-30. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Dynamic risk groups among adult male sexual offenders
    Michael C Seto
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Abuse 23:494-507. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Contact sexual offending by men with online sexual offenses
    Michael C Seto
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Abuse 23:124-45. 2011
  5. doi request reprint What is so special about male adolescent sexual offending? A review and test of explanations through meta-analysis
    Michael C Seto
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Bull 136:526-75. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Sexual coercion experience and sexually coercive behavior: a population study of Swedish and Norwegian male youth
    Michael C Seto
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, Brockville, Canada
    Child Maltreat 15:219-28. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Pedophilia
    Michael C Seto
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group and University of Toronto, Brockville, Ontario, Canada
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 5:391-407. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of central and peripheral hormones in sexual and violent recidivism in sex offenders
    Drew A Kingston
    Brockville Mental Health Centre, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, 1804 Highway 2 East, Brockville, Ontario, Canada K6V 5V8
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 40:476-85. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The sexual responses of sexual sadists
    Michael C Seto
    Integrated Forensic Program, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, Brockville, Ontario, Canada
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:739-53. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Explaining the erectile responses of rapists to rape stories: the contributions of sexual activity, non-consent, and violence with injury
    Grant T Harris
    Research Department, Waypoint Centre formerly Mental Health Centre, Penetanguishene, ON, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 41:221-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint 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...
  2. doi request reprint Online solicitation offenders are different from child pornography offenders and lower risk contact sexual offenders
    Michael C Seto
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, 1804 Highway 2 East, Brockville, ON, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 36:320-30. 2012
    ..This study suggests that solicitation offenders differ in meaningful ways from lower risk contact offenders and child pornography offenders and, consequently, in risk, treatment, and supervision needs...
  3. doi request reprint Dynamic risk groups among adult male sexual offenders
    Michael C Seto
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Abuse 23:494-507. 2011
    ..The implications for treating and supervising sexual offenders with different dynamic risk profiles are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint Contact sexual offending by men with online sexual offenses
    Michael C Seto
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Sex Abuse 23:124-45. 2011
    ..The results of these two quantitative reviews suggest that there may be a distinct subgroup of online-only offenders who pose relatively low risk of committing contact sexual offenses in the future...
  5. doi request reprint What is so special about male adolescent sexual offending? A review and test of explanations through meta-analysis
    Michael C Seto
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Bull 136:526-75. 2010
    ..We discuss the implications of the findings for theory development, as well as for the assessment, treatment, and prevention of adolescent sexual offending...
  6. doi request reprint Sexual coercion experience and sexually coercive behavior: a population study of Swedish and Norwegian male youth
    Michael C Seto
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, Brockville, Canada
    Child Maltreat 15:219-28. 2010
    ..The findings support a robust link between having been sexually coerced and engaging in coercive sexual behavior in the general population...
  7. doi request reprint Pedophilia
    Michael C Seto
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group and University of Toronto, Brockville, Ontario, Canada
    Annu Rev Clin Psychol 5:391-407. 2009
    ..Instead, interventions are designed to increase voluntary control over sexual arousal, reduce sex drive, or teach self-management skills to individuals who are motivated to avoid acting upon their sexual interests...
  8. ncbi request reprint The role of central and peripheral hormones in sexual and violent recidivism in sex offenders
    Drew A Kingston
    Brockville Mental Health Centre, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, 1804 Highway 2 East, Brockville, Ontario, Canada K6V 5V8
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 40:476-85. 2012
    ..58-0.63). Self-reported hostility emerged as a partial mediator of this relationship between gonadotrophic hormones and recidivism. These results point to a potentially new area of investigation for hormones and sexual aggression...
  9. doi request reprint The sexual responses of sexual sadists
    Michael C Seto
    Integrated Forensic Program, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, Brockville, Ontario, Canada
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:739-53. 2012
    ..The group difference for cues of nonconsent was not significant. The results suggest that sexual sadism primarily involves arousal to violence/injury in a sexual context rather than resistance/nonconsent...
  10. doi request reprint Explaining the erectile responses of rapists to rape stories: the contributions of sexual activity, non-consent, and violence with injury
    Grant T Harris
    Research Department, Waypoint Centre formerly Mental Health Centre, Penetanguishene, ON, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 41:221-9. 2012
    ..The results indicated that a sexual interest in (or indifference to) non-consent is at least as central to accounting for the unique sexual orientation of rapists as is sexual responding to violence and injury...
  11. ncbi request reprint 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...
  12. doi request reprint Assessment and treatment of adolescent sexual offenders: implications of recent research on generalist versus specialist explanations
    Lesleigh Pullman
    Department of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Child Abuse Negl 36:203-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present article is to review recent literature pertaining to the distinction between generalist and specialist adolescent sex offenders (ASOs)...
  13. doi request reprint Comparing indicators of sexual sadism as predictors of recidivism among adult male sexual offenders
    Drew A Kingston
    Department of Psychology, University of Ottawa, and Integrated Forensic Program, Brockville Mental Health Centre, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, 1804 Highway 2, Brookville, Ontario, Canada
    J Consult Clin Psychol 78:574-84. 2010
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  14. ncbi request reprint 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...
  15. doi request reprint Examining the criminal history and future offending of child pornography offenders: an extended prospective follow-up study
    Angela W Eke
    Research Unit, OSOR Behavioural Sciences and Analysis Services, Ontario Provincial Police, 777 Memorial Avenue, Orillia, ON, L3V 7V3, Canada
    Law Hum Behav 35:466-78. 2011
    ..Approximately a quarter of the sample was sanctioned for a failure on conditional release; in half of these failures, the offenders were in contact with children or used the internet, often to access pornography again...
  16. doi request reprint Developing a clinical typology of dysfunctional anger
    Adekunle G Ahmed
    Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, Canada
    J Affect Disord 136:139-48. 2012
    ..This study attempted to validate a clinical typology of dysfunctional anger proposed by DiGiuseppe and Tafrate (2007) using assessment data obtained from 197 participants assessed at an outpatient clinic for anger problems...
  17. ncbi request reprint 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint 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...
  20. pmc Agreement of self-reported and genital measures of sexual arousal in men and women: a meta-analysis
    Meredith L Chivers
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 39:5-56. 2010
    ..The results have implications for assessment of sexual arousal, the nature of gender differences in sexual arousal, and models of sexual response...
  21. doi request reprint Is pedophilia a sexual orientation?
    Michael C Seto
    Integrated Forensic Program, Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, 1804 Highway 2 East, Brockville, ON, K6V 5W7, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 41:231-6. 2012
    ..I conclude with comments about the potential social and legal implications of conceptualizing pedophilia as a type of sexual orientation in males...
  22. doi request reprint Exploring differences in youth and parent reports of antisociality among adolescent sexual and nonsexual offenders
    Tracey A Skilling
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Assess 23:153-63. 2011
    ..The implications of these findings for the interpretation of research on adolescent sexual offenders and comparisons of sexual and nonsexual offenders are discussed...