In: Journal of Sexual AggressionVol. Journal of Sexual Aggression. The present paper reports on the evaluation of a programme designed to increase sex offenders' empathic ability. It is asserted that by developing sex offenders' empathy towards their victims, re-offending will be reduced.
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Browse By Topics. The basic process of developing empathy consists of five steps: offense disclosure and responsibility, the recognition of emotional cues from another, perspective-taking, the ability to experience similar emotions, and expressing and using emotional experiences.
For your security, we've sent a confirmation email to the address you entered. Hogue, T. But enough is known already to help us make improvements. Researchers in many fields have shown that empathy — or its absence — matters greatly in many aspects of social life.
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Department of Psychology. A title search of WorldCat , the world's largest library network, will start when you click "Continue. The lowest level of empathy is characterized by a superficial understanding of the impact of the offender's behavior and false remorse.