Michael Seto - Assessment and Diagnosis of Pedophilic Disorder Thursday, February 24, 2022
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A 90 minute online presentation with Prof Michael Seto (Canada)

In this seminar, Prof Seto will provide an overview of current methods for assessing pedophilia (sexual attraction to prepubescent children) in light of current diagnostic criteria in the World Health Organization's ICD-11 and the American Psychiatric Association's DSM-5. He will also discuss the controversy about considering hebephilia, a related sexual attraction to pubescent children. (This session will be recorded for all those who are registered but can't make it on the day)

Prof Michael Seto

Dr. Michael Seto is a registered clinical and forensic psychologist and currently a research director with the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group, as well as Professor in Psychiatry at the University of Ottawa. He also serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Sexual Abuse, the ATSA journal. Dr. Seto has published extensively on pedophilia, sexual offending against children and online offending. He regularly presents at scientific meetings and professional workshops on these topics. He has written well-reviewed books on pedophilia and sexual offending against children (2008, second edition in 2018)  and on internet sex offenders (2013), all published by the American Psychological Association.

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