Describe the symptoms of pedophilic disorder and explain why pedophiles are so dangerous.

Assignment 1: Pedophilia

Describe the symptoms of pedophilic disorder and explain why pedophiles are so dangerous. Some states require that pedophiles remain incarcerated after their sentence ends if they have not successfully completed treatment for their condition. Comment on whether it is ethical to allow extended incarceration or whether all states should require it.

Post your responses in a minimum of 300 words.

Submission Details:

  • By the due date assigned, post your responses to this Discussion Area.
  • Through the end of the module, respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. While responding, identify the similarities and differences between what you have constructed and what your classmates have.

Discussion Grading Table  Maximum Points    Quality of initial posting, including fulfillment of assignment   16    Quality of responses to classmates  12    Frequency of responses to classmates  4    Reference to supporting readings and other materials  4    Language and grammar  4    Total:  40


As you are probably aware, the rate of diagnosis of Autism and related disorders is increasing significantly. Watch the video above and do an internet search of some of the recent articles published on this topic. Write a 1 to 2 page reflection paper addressing the following issues:

  • Who is most commonly diagnosed (boys/girls, ages, background,etc.)?
  • What are the explanations for the increase in the number of cases being diagnosed?
  • Describe the most effective treatments, including why earlier screenings can be beneficial.
  • What do YOU think may be contributing to the rise in this disorder?

Watch the video- Detecting Autism may be possible earlier in child’s Life. Which aired February 15, 2017

Addresses all questions with adequate detail.

Content  must be supported by research with source(s) cited.

Articulate and appropriate grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

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