Behavior Differences Seven Months Later: Effects of a Rape Prevention Program

  title={Behavior Differences Seven Months Later: Effects of a Rape Prevention Program},
  author={John D. Foubert and Johnathan T. Newberry and Jerry L. Tatum},
  journal={NASPA Journal},
  pages={728 - 749}
First-year men at a midsized public university either saw a rape prevention program or were in a control group and were asked to complete attitude and behavior surveys at the beginning and end of an academic year. Participants were also asked whether they joined fraternities during that year. With 90% of first-year men participating throughout the duration of the study, results showed that men who joined fraternities during the year and had seen a rape prevention program at the beginning of the… 

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  • Psychology
    Journal of American college health : J of ACH
  • 2000
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