Skip to comments.Are Some Men Predisposed To Pedophilia? (Height May Point To A Biological Basis For Pedophilia)
Posted on 10/22/2007 7:41:10 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
Are Some Men Predisposed To Pedophilia?
ScienceDaily (Oct. 23, 2007) Height may point to a biological basis for pedophilia, according to new research released by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). The study found that pedophilic males were shorter on average than males without a sexual attraction to children.
The study, published in Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, suggests that pedophiles may have been exposed to pre-birth conditions that affected their physical development. The researchers observed this height difference by analyzing the files of over 1,000 men who were assessed for pedophilia or other sexual disorders between 1995 and 2006 at the Kurt Freund Laboratory in Toronto, Canada.
A difference in average height is a trait found in other illnesses with biological links. The average difference in height was two centimeters, which is similar to the shorter height associated with schizophrenia or Alzheimer's disease.
Further research is necessary, but this finding re-enforces evidence that pedophilia has a biological cause, possibly related to brain development before birth.
"This research does not mean that pedophiles are not criminally responsible for their behavior," said Dr. James Cantor, CAMH Psychologist and lead researcher on the study, "but the discovery of biological markers for pedophilia has important implications for future study and possibly treatment."
This study adds to previous research from this team that found pedophiles have lower IQs, are three times more likely to be left-handed, failed school grades significantly more frequently, and suffered more head injuries as children.
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Well...if this is true then the treatment for short pedophiles could be to put them on the rack and stretch them until they are 6'
But seriously...this could be a troubling report if criminal defense attorneys begin to raise this issue as a mitigating factor.
. short eyes 30 up, 5 down
a pedophile, or one who is jailed for child molestation
It’s dangerous to be labeled Short Eyes in prison.
tags synonyms: child molester pedophile pederast dirty old man kiddy rapist
by A. Scott Falk New York, NY Oct 30, 2005 email it
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2. short eyes 20 up, 10 down
a prison incarcerated for child moslestion.
“don’t associate with him cuz his got short eyes”
by x Jul 27, 2003 email it
I don’t give a crap if it’s genetic or learned. They say serial killers have a genetic defect as well. Shoot both varieties of defects.
Am I predisposed to something becaause I think pedophiles should be mutilated without anesthesia?
BS, BS, BS, BS and I say again, BS.
A lobotomy might help if done around the neck.
I saw a thing recently which said that an emerging trend among defense lawyers when defending a murder suspect is to arrange a CT scan and/or an MRI of the brain.The results are turned over to a "medical expert" who testifies that the "abnormalities" found in the scans explain why the guy killed 7 people and tore out their livers and because of the "abnormalities" the defendant absolutely cannot be held legally responsible for his actions.
More BS from science to feed the national hysteria (saying as one who was recently accused of being a pedophile by a crazed mother on a public bus,all of that for “looking funny”.) Link it to the Evo threads and ask why science is in such disrepute.
The biological part seems pretty tenuous. I would think that it would be more likely to have a basis in socialization and personal relationships that are impaired by being short. Other than being a jockey, I can’t think of any situation in our culture where shortness is desirable.
Perhaps those that are short learn that shortness=vulnerability and they choose to victimize the one group that is, by their measure, inferior to them.
short criminal defense attorneys?
2 cm is .8 inches. Thats in the noise level. This article makes me suspicious its “non-scientific”
Short people have to reason to live!
Get near mine and they WILL be removed from the gene pool!!
No need to reply.....
You are correct.
Molesters come in all sizes and shapes.
This is just more crap about “sexual preference genes”. If they find that pedophiles are biologically pedophiles then it’s poof that sex drive is not a choice. This kind of stuff is just to add fuel to homosexuality is not a lifestyle but a biological reality, so therefor they should be treated just as we would treat another race.
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