Examining the Use of Sex to Cope in a Forensic Sample



Sandy Jung, Lisa Jamieson

Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling

2 APR 2014

DOI: 10.1002/j.2161-1874.2014.00022.x






The authors examined differences between sexual and mentally disordered offenders on the Coping Using Sex Inventory. Sexual offenders were more likely to use sex to cope with negative life events but did not use all forms of deviant sexual activity.