Attribution of blame to rape victims among therapists and non-therapists.

  title={Attribution of blame to rape victims among therapists and non-therapists.},
  author={Yael Idisis and Sarah Ben-David and Efrat Ben-Nachum},
  journal={Behavioral sciences & the law},
  volume={25 1},
This paper examines the hypothesis of modular judgment in the context of attribution of blame to rape victims. Modular judgment was operationalized using blame schemata suited to judgment of everyday aggression. Subjects were 72 individuals, 36 therapists and 36 non-therapists; half were men and half women. Each subject was presented with written descriptions of four rapes, which included information regarding victim's gender (male versus female) and victim's prior acquaintance with the rapist… CONTINUE READING