Journal Articles:

Underlined denotes students under my supervision

Stephens, S., Klein, L., & Seto, M. C. (in press). Differences in sexual interest in children between men who commit undetected versus detected sexual offenses. Sexual Abuse.

Stephens, S., Seto, M. C., Cantor, J. M. Lalumière, M. L. (2019). The Screening Scale for Pedophilic Interest-Revised (SSPI-2) may be a measure of pedohebephilia. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 16, 1655-1663. doi: 10.1016/j.jsxm.2019.07.015

Baxendale, E., Roche, K., & Stephens, S. (2019). An examination of autoerotic asphyxiation in a community sample. The Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality,28(3), 292-303.

Ternes, M., Babin, C., Woodworth, A., & Stephens, S. (2019). Academic misconduct: An examination of its association with the dark triad and antisocial behavior. Personality and Individual Differences, 138, 75-78. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2018.09-031

McPhail, I. V. M., Stephens, S., & Heasman, A. (2018). Legal and ethical issues in treatment with clients with pedohebephilia interests. Canadian Psychology, 59, 369-381. doi:10.1037/cap00000157

Stephens, S., Newman, J., Cantor, J. M., & Seto, M. C. (2018). The predictive validity of the Static-99R among sexual offenders of various intellectual abilities. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 24, 1-11. doi:10.1080/13552600.2017.1372936

Stephens, S., Seto, M. C., Goodwill, A. M., & Cantor, J. M. (2018). Age diversity among victims of hebephilic sexual offenders. Sexual Abuse, 30, 322-329. doi: 10.1177/1079063216666837

Stephens, S., Seto, M. C., Goodwill, A. M., & Cantor, J. M. (2018). Victim choice polymorphism and recidivism among sexual offenders. Sexual Abuse, 30, 132-146. doi: 10.1177/1079063216630983

Stephens, S., Cantor, J. M., Goodwill, A. M., & Seto, M. C. (2017). Multiple indicators of sexual interest in prepubescent or pubescent children as predictors of sexual recidivism. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 85, 585-595. doi: 10.1037/ccp0000194

Stephens, S., Leroux, E., Skilling, T., Cantor, J. M., & Seto, M. C. (2017). Taxometric analyses of pedophilia utilizing self-report, behavioral, and sexual arousal indicators. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 126, 1114-1119. doi: 10.1037/abn0990291

Stephens, S., Reale, K., Goodwill, A.M., & Beauregard, E. (2017). Examining the role of opportunity in the offence behavior of victim age polymorphic sex offenders. Journal of Criminal Justice, 52, 41-48. doi:10.1016/j,jcrimjus.2017.07.010

Seto, M. C., Stephens, S., Lalumière, M. L., Cantor, J. M. (2017). The revised screening scale for pedophilic interests (SSPI-2): Development and criterion-related validation. Sexual Abuse, 29, 619-635. doi: 10.1177/1079063215612444

Stephens, S., Seto, M. C., Goodwill, A. M., & Cantor, J. M. (2017). Evidence of construct validity in the assessment of hebephiliaArchives of Sexual Behavior, 47, 301-309. doi: 10.1007/s10508-016-0907-z

Goodwill, A. M., Stephens, S., Oziel, S., Sharma, S., Allen, J., Bowes, N., & Lehmann, R. (2013). Advancement of criminal profiling methods in faceted multidimensional analysis. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 10, 71-95. doi: 10.1002/jip.1388

Stephens, S., & Day, D. (2013). Do childhood risk factors distinguish between weapons and drug offenders? Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 23, 177-190. doi: 10.1002/cbm.1857

Goodwill, A. M., Stephens, S., Oziel, S., Yapp, J., & Bowes, N. (2012).Multidimensional latent classification of “street robbery” offences. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 9, 93-109. doi: 10.1002/jip.1351

Book Chapters:

Underlined denotes students under my supervision

Smith, S. M., Ternes, M., Stephens, S., & Carter-Rogers, K. (in press). Psychology and the law in Canada. In M.E Norris (Ed.), The Canadian handbook for careers in psychological science. Kingston, ON: eCampus Ontario. Licensed under CC by NC 4.0 Retrieved from

Moss, S., Simmons, M., Trendell, S., & Stephens, S. (2018). Assessing and treating sexual offenders. In M. Ternes, P. Magaletta, & M. Patry (Eds.), The practice of correctional psychology. Springer. 

Stephens, S., & Seto, M. C. (2016). Hebephilic sexual offending. In A. Phenix & H.Hoberman (Eds.), Sexual offenders: Predisposing antecedents, assessments, and management (pp. 29-44). New York, NY: Springer

Pullman, L., Stephens, S., & Seto, M.C. (2016). A motivation-facilitation model of adult male sexual offending. In C.A. Cuevas & C.M. Rennison (Eds.), The handbook on the psychology of violence (pp. 482- 500). New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons.

Stephens, S., & Seto, M.C. (2015). Hebephilia. In The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality (Vol. 5, pp. 1). Chicester, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.

Seto, M.C., Kingston, D., & Stephens, S. (2014). Sexual offending. In B. L. Cutler & A. Zapf (Eds.), APA handbook of forensic psychology: Volume 1 individual and situational influences in criminal and civil context (pp. 351-379). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Stephens, S. (2012). Treatment for pediatric post-traumatic stress disorder. In M.G.Luther, J.C. Allen, J. Gerber, & J. Luther (Eds.), Meeting the human challenge: Transformation, healing, and recognizing the zombies living amongst us (pp. 481-497). Concord, Canada: Captus Press.

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