In two of these studies, MPA was given alongside a psychological therapy assertiveness training or imaginal desensitisation. Quality of the evidence Overall, the quality of the evidence was poor. The three main classes of testosterone-suppressing drugs in current use are progestogens, antiandrogens, and gonadotropin-releasing hormone GnRH analogues.
Six studies anti androgen therapy for sex offenders in Eaton the effectiveness of three testosterone-suppressing drugs: cyproterone acetate CPAethinyl oestradiol EOand medroxyprogesterone acetate MPA. Secondary outcomes: The included studies report a variety of secondary outcomes.
Psychosomatic Medicine36— Criminal Justice and Behavior5— Comprehensive Textbook of Genitourinary Oncology. How antihormone treatment with cyproterone acetate influences on relapsing into sexual criminality in male sexual offenders. Pedophiles seek out children in response to their erotic thoughts and urges, whereas exhibitionists expose themselves.
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Authors' conclusions:. We reviewed evidence for the effectiveness of such drugs in people who were convicted or thought to be at risk of committing sexual offences. Side effects of intramuscular MPA led to discontinuation in some participants. Study characteristics We found seven randomised trials involving participants, which provided data on Jump to navigation.
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There are two types, those which work by suppressing testosterone e. Duration varied between three and 13 months. Five studies took place in the community and two in a secure hospital. In addition to methodological issues, much evidence was indirect.
Paraphiliac syndromes ordinarily follow a chronic course and may be associated with biological pathology, but etiological factors are poorly understood. Offending ranged from very serious e.