2002 suplement 2


Volume 11, suplement 2

Original article

Perpetrators of incestuous acts

1. Katedry Psychologii Uniwersytetu Szczecińskiego w Szczecinie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 2002, 11, suplement 2 (15), 23-32
Keywords: psychology, incestuous acts, exemplification models


The article pays attention to developmental models, both dualistic and systemic, that account for the phenomenon of incest. Results have been presented of psychological testing performed on 26 perpetrators of incestuous acts, analysed in the context of socialisation, biopsychological, situational and psychopathological-certification variables. The results have been related to the above-mentioned models.

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