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Stephanie Dillon

Doctor of Clinical Psychology
Study Completed: 2011
College of Humanities & Social Sciences


Thesis Title
Towards a typology of youth sexual harmers in Aotearoa, New Zealand

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Mrs Dillon undertook exploratory research with a sample of New Zealand youth who had sexually harmed others. The project explored the possibility of discerning subgroups of similar youths within the sample. The results suggest a typology of these youth is possible, and that effective interventions need to focus on the primary difficulties present for the particular subgroups

Dr Leigh Coombes
Associate Professor John Spicer