An Exploration of Protective Factors Supporting Desistance From Sexual OffendingCitation formats

  • Authors:
  • Michiel de Vries Robbé
  • Ruth E. Mann
  • Shadd Maruna
  • David Thornton

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An Exploration of Protective Factors Supporting Desistance From Sexual Offending. / de Vries Robbé, Michiel; Mann, Ruth E.; Maruna, Shadd; Thornton, David.

In: Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, Vol. 27, No. 1, 17.02.2015, p. 16-33.

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Harvard

de Vries Robbé, M, Mann, RE, Maruna, S & Thornton, D 2015, 'An Exploration of Protective Factors Supporting Desistance From Sexual Offending', Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 16-33. https://doi.org/10.1177/1079063214547582

APA

de Vries Robbé, M., Mann, R. E., Maruna, S., & Thornton, D. (2015). An Exploration of Protective Factors Supporting Desistance From Sexual Offending. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 27(1), 16-33. https://doi.org/10.1177/1079063214547582

Vancouver

de Vries Robbé M, Mann RE, Maruna S, Thornton D. An Exploration of Protective Factors Supporting Desistance From Sexual Offending. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment. 2015 Feb 17;27(1):16-33. https://doi.org/10.1177/1079063214547582

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de Vries Robbé, Michiel ; Mann, Ruth E. ; Maruna, Shadd ; Thornton, David. / An Exploration of Protective Factors Supporting Desistance From Sexual Offending. In: Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment. 2015 ; Vol. 27, No. 1. pp. 16-33.

Bibtex

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