Emotion dysregulation and risky sexual behavior in revictimization.

  title={Emotion dysregulation and risky sexual behavior in revictimization.},
  author={Terri L. Messman-Moore and Kate Walsh and David Dilillo},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  volume={34 12},
OBJECTIVE The current study examined emotion dysregulation as a mechanism underlying risky sexual behavior and sexual revictimization among adult victims of child sexual abuse (CSA) and child physical abuse (CPA). METHODS Participants were 752 college women. Victimization history, emotion dysregulation, and risky sexual behavior were assessed with anonymous, self-report surveys utilizing a cross-sectional design. RESULTS Approximately 6.3% of participants reported CSA, 25.5% reported CPA… CONTINUE READING
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