Sociology and Criminology-Open Access

Sociology and Criminology-Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2375-4435


Marlene Sophie Barros

Marlene Sophie Barros
Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences,
Rua Jorge de Viterbo Ferreira 228, 4050-313 Porto

  • Research Article
    Sexual Aggressors, Characterization of a Portuguese Sample
    Author(s): Marlene Sophie Barros and Sara Margarida FernandesMarlene Sophie Barros and Sara Margarida Fernandes

    The sexual crime is a current issue and it is a real and serious problem in our society. Sexual aggressors tend to be people who perform normal professional duties of which no one is suspicious. Incidentally, whoever has knowledge of the crime is the victim and the perpetrator, who makes sure that no one is nearby for to engage in sexual intercourse. This study aims to characterize a sample of sexual aggressors from the north of Portugal to verify if sexual aggressors present a diagnosed mental disorder and if the profile found in sexual aggressors is in accordance with the classification found the literature, as well as to know the relationship of proximity between the victim and the aggressor. This is a quantitative and qualitative study that was carried out with a sample of 48 sexual aggressors in total, in which 46 are of the masculine gender and only two of the feminine gender be.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2375-4435.19.7.203

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