Motivation involves a “fulfillment of the offender’s needs” – identify them for the panel.

Deviant arousal:

  • sexualizing typically non-sexual events, emotions or contexts ;
  • interest in rape, not sexual relations

Character trait motivation:

  • narcissism
  • lack of empathy, remorse, guilt (anti-social personality)
  • beliefs of offender devalue rights of others (e.g.: devaluation of value of women in general, or in military)


  • above the rules of society

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