RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PARENTAL ACCEPTANCE AND REJECTION THEORY AND SEX OFFENDING: ANALYZING THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SEX OFFENDERS AND NON-SEX OFFENDERS, The
One theoretical approach in the field of psychology that has helped to explain antisocial behavior is referred to The Parental Acceptance and Rejection Theory. The relationship and the level of attachment between a child and their parent(s) can have a significant influence on their future antisocial behavior. The purpose of this study was to determine if The Parental Acceptance and Rejection Theory correlates to sex offending. This study utilized secondary data from sex offenders and non-sex offenders in a community corrections facility. Previous research indicated that sex offenders had reported ...
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