Evaluation of risk factors in childhood sexual abuse.

@article{Mennen1993EvaluationOR,
  title={Evaluation of risk factors in childhood sexual abuse.},
  author={F E Mennen},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={1993},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={934-9}
}
  • F E Mennen
  • Published 1993 in
    Journal of the American Academy of Child and…
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated whether the level of distress in sexually abused girls was predicted by the relationship of the perpetrator to the victim, the kind of abuse, the use of force, removal from the home, and race or ethnicity. METHOD Seventy-five girls, recently reported as having been sexually abused, completed measures on depression, anxiety, and self-worth, which were then trichotomized into distress levels. RESULTS Penetration predicted higher levels of distress on depression… CONTINUE READING

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