Exploring the Multiplicity of Childhood Sexual Abuse with a Focus on Polyincestuous Contexts of Abuse

@article{Crowley2001ExploringTM,
  title={Exploring the Multiplicity of Childhood Sexual Abuse with a Focus on Polyincestuous Contexts of Abuse},
  author={M. Crowley and B. Seery},
  journal={Journal of Child Sexual Abuse},
  year={2001},
  volume={10},
  pages={110 - 91}
}
  • M. Crowley, B. Seery
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Child Sexual Abuse
  • ABSTRACT This study explored the prevalence of multiple abusers and polyincest in a clinical sample of 88 adult women, focusing on interviews with a subset of 30. For the sample as a whole, 43% reported three or more abusers and 23% reported polyincest. The narrative data was divided into three categories defined as Single-Abuser (N = 8), Multiple Abuser (N = 8), and Polyincestuous (N = 14). These were compared to determine how survivors perceived family members' and others' reactions to… CONTINUE READING
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