Trump brother hospitalized in New York: Sources. Civil rights groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union have lobbied against the surgery in exchange for reduced sentences, calling it "cruel and unusual punishment. However, chemical castration under the current laws is vaguely positioned between punishment and treatment due to lack of informed consent by the recipient, and so remains a problematic castration of male sex offenders in Scottsdale for medical ethics.
California is also one of a handful of states that mandate castration — either chemical or surgical — for repeat offenders before being released. His injection with female hormones to reduce libido, a treatment then at an early, experimental stage, has become one of the most controversial aspects of an episode whose injustice and lack of sympathy attracts ever-increasing attention and disgust.
The court order must specify the duration of treatment, up to life. The U. Guadalajara, Mexico. You asked for background information on states that allow or require sex offenders to be castrated. To keep the libido suppressed, treatment must be ongoing… permanently. If there is a role for the medical community in preventing assault, it is to help equip willing patients relate to people in healthy ways—to treat whatever psychological element precludes healthful, pro-social behavior.
What alternative treatments are there for paedophiles in prison?
Depression, hot flashes, infertility, and anemia can also occur. But of all the treatments available, surgical castration is the most severe and controversial. They argue this is on the grounds that these drugs essentially reduce the urges they have and all the pain associated with things that make them paedophiles.
Depending on where they are they might then get started on the medication and then they would take part in a more in-depth treatment.
Victim support groups, probation experts and penal reform charities all point out that sexual violence is not just about sex, but power and control. Grubin felt that the Mirror coverage was sensationalised, and not specific enough about the types of treatment being offered.
At Whatton, where sex offenders are imprisoned, he set up a specialist clinic to provide more intensive and monitored care. The Ministry of Justice got back to me last night after I asked them to provide the evidence for their decision to back the chemical "castration" programme.