Personalidad y Delitos Sexuales

Translated title of the contribution: Personality and Sexual Crimes

Cristhian Fabricio Morales Fonseca, Adrian Felipe Vasquez, Jessica Lizbeth Baquero Adriano, Jose Fernando Oñate Porras

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An investigation was conducted with the main objective of relating the clinical pattern of personality and type of crime in alleged sex offenders of a public institution. The methodology was descriptive correlational with quantitative approach, non-experimental retrospective cross-sectional design; in which information from secondary sources was obtained through documentary review of the expert psychological reports and the respective results of the Multiaxial Clinical Inventory of Millon-III that were carried out by the experts on duty. According to the inferential analysis, it was found that the highest prevalence regarding the commission of the sexual crime is in rape (51%), followed by the crime of sexual abuse (38%) and the crime of sexual harassment (11%). In turn, in terms of clinical personality patterns, a predominance of the avoidant pattern was found, 11% (in cases of rape) and 9% (sexual abuse); In addition, 11% have schizoid personality pattern related to the crime of rape and3% compulsive personality pattern related to sexual harassment. Concluding that personality patterns are evident in each alleged sexual aggressor, regardless of the criminal typology, therefore, such a pattern would not lead to criminal action.
Translated title of the contributionPersonality and Sexual Crimes
Original languageSpanish (Ecuador)
Pages (from-to)1-12
Number of pages12
JournalRevista Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades LATAM
Issue number4
StatePublished - 26 Apr 2023


  • Aggressors
  • Personality
  • Sexual crimes

CACES Knowledge Areas

  • 313A Psychology

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