College Students and Sexual Consent: Unique Insights

  title={College Students and Sexual Consent: Unique Insights},
  author={Kristen N. Jozkowski and Zo{\"e} D. Peterson},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  pages={517 - 523}
Sexual assault continues to be a salient health concern, especially among college women. Because assault is often defined in terms of consent, prevention efforts hinge on promoting the definition and the obtainment of consent as a mechanism to reduce assault. Despite the focus on consent promotion, research specifically examining consent in general and among college students specifically is limited. College students (n = 185) were recruited to participate in an open-ended survey in which they… 
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