His desire to be castrated led the Texas Legislature to pass a law in that allowed the state to offer surgical castration to pedophiles in prison, but only on a volunteer basis, according to previous Houston Chronicle reports.
Nicolas Wahl is a sophomore in journalism and mass communications. The program is to reduce the risk of reoffending by providing the offenders with hormones or antiandrogens, such as MPA treatment.
One positive factor for chemical castration, especially when chosen as a form of punishment by convicted sex offenders, is the high cost of housing a prisoner for a year. Grubin D, Beech A. Therefore, physicians are obligated to very closely monitor any potential treatment complications in sexual offenders undergoing chemical castration.
Medical considerations are also important, and contemporary doctors should be knowledgeable of these issues. He was convicted around for indecency with a child for sexually abusing a 6-year-old boy.
In Diana Lary ed. Both organs were cut off with a knife at the same time. A study found that men institutionalized at the same facility in Kansas lived an extra 14 years, on average, if they were castrated. Archived from the original on 18 January Castrated male cats are more likely to develop an obstruction in their urethra, preventing them from urinating to some degree.
Chemical castration has some advantages over surgical castration. Chemical castration reduces recidivism effectively when offered to sexual offenders within the context of simultaneous comprehensive psychotherapeutic treatment. Second, some sexual offenders may voluntarily receive chemical castration.