Evaluation of social and demographic characteristics of incest cases in a university hospital in Turkey

@inproceedings{Yildirim2014EvaluationOS,
  title={Evaluation of social and demographic characteristics of incest cases in a university hospital in Turkey},
  author={Ali Cihat Yildirim and Erdal Ozer and Hasan H{\"u}seyin Bozkurt and Sait Ozsoy and Ozgur Enginyurt and Durmus Evcuman and Riza Yilmaz and Yunus Emre Kuyucu},
  booktitle={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Incest is defined as any sexual activity between close blood relatives including step relatives and family members who are forbidden by law to marry. It is a problem that can be seen in all the social classes in developed and undeveloped societies. The World Health Organization classifies this problem as a silent health emergency. Father-daughter incest is reported to be the most common incest type followed by the other types like brother-sister, sister-sister and mother-son incest… CONTINUE READING
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