The use of medroxyprogesterone acetate to assist in the treatment of sexual offenders. What A should do is remedy that situation; he should release the child without requiring a ransom. Note, however, that on other accounts of autonomy it is less clear that deviant sexual desires that motivate sexual offending could qualify as part of the autonomous self.
However, they do not draw out the implications of this point for the question whether valid consent must be obtained in these cases.
If we are serious about reducing sexual abuse and violence we need to combine a range of strategies including widespread prevention work so that everyone knows what a healthy relationship is and how notions of masculinity can be damaging for men as well as women, boys as well as girls.
World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry guidelines suggest that combined psychotherapy and pharmacological therapy is associated with better efficacy compared with either treatment as monotherapy In Denmark the programme is seen as a part of the rehabilitation programme but Nick Pearce of the IPPR acknowledged that in a UK context where there is populist pressure for harsher punishments for certain crimes, it could be seen as a punititive instead.
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We'll be talking to him later. The offender still has less autonomy than comparable non-offenders who choose to undergo similarly invasive interventions and perhaps that is morally problematic. I think that's something to think about.
About sex offenders are believed to be voluntarily having the treatment but this could be increased to as many as 1,, according to reports. Throughout, we assume, unless specified otherwise, that chemical castration is to be offered to currently incarcerated offenders or paroled offenders as an alternative or part of an alternative to further incarceration.
In some cases, castration is presented as an alternative to continued incarceration.