Female First, although chemical castration is potentially life-long for some offenders, it might allow sexual offenders to have normal sexual activity in context with psychotherapy. Scott CL, Holmberg T. This legislation was extremely controversial at the time 3 ; however, eight additional states have subsequently passed laws that provide some form of castration for sexual offenders under consideration for parole or probation.
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In , California became the first state in the United States to authorize the use of either chemical or surgical castration for certain sexual offenders who were being released from prison into the community. Med Sci Monit. The role of central and peripheral hormones in sexual and violent recidivism in sex offenders.
Chemical castration reduces recidivism effectively when offered to sexual offenders within the context of simultaneous comprehensive psychotherapeutic treatment.