This latest edition addresses rape and sexual assaults from all clinical, pathological, medical, and legal aspects. The book focuses on the victim and covers contemporary issues in sexual violence, investigative aspects of rape and sexual assault, offender fantasy, the personality of the offender, collection of evidence, medical examinations, and treatment, as well as trial preparation issues. Special topics include pedophiles, female and juvenile offenders, drug-facilitated rape, sexual sadism, elder abuse, and sexual assault within the military.
Robert R. Hazelwood, MS, served as a supervisory special agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and served 22 years with the FBI, 16 of which were in the Behavioral Science Unit at the FBI Academy.
Ann Wolbert Burgess, DNSc, APRN, BC, FAAN is Professor of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing at Boston College Connell School of Nursing and Professor Emerita from the University of Pennsylvania.