A Comparison of Group and Individual Sexual Assault Victims

  title={A Comparison of Group and Individual Sexual Assault Victims},
  author={C. Gidycz and M. Koss},
  journal={Psychology of Women Quarterly},
  pages={325 - 342}
The experiences of 44 group sexual assault victims (multiple offenders, one victim) were compared with 44 individual sexual assault victims (one offender, one victim). Sexual assaults included various degrees of sexual victimization ranging from verbal coercion to rape. Participants were located from among a national sample of 3,187 college women. Group sexual assaults, compared to individual sexual assaults, were in general more violent, involved greater resistance from the victims, and were… Expand

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