publication . Article . 2017

Klinefelter's syndrome and sexual offending

Rebecca O'Donovan; Birgit Völlm;
Open Access English
  • Published: 07 Aug 2017
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Country: China (People's Republic of)
Abstract
Background Klinefelter's syndrome is a sex chromosome abnormality affecting approximately 1 in 1000 men. There have been suggestions that it is associated with a higher than average prevalence of sexual offending but to what extent does research evidence support this assertion? Aims This study aimed to conduct a systematic review of published research to establish the prevalence of sexual offending in men with Klinefelter's syndrome. Method The databases MEDLINE, PsycINFO and EMBASE were searched from inception until 31 December 2016 by using a range of terms for Klinefelter's syndrome and for sexual offending. All selected papers were examined for quality by us...
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free text keywords: Cohort study, Checklist, Sex offense, Strengthening the reporting of observational studies in epidemiology, Psychiatry, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, MEDLINE, Cross-sectional study, Klinefelter syndrome, medicine.disease, PsycINFO, Clinical psychology, Psychology
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publication . Article . 2017

Klinefelter's syndrome and sexual offending

Rebecca O'Donovan; Birgit Völlm;