Father-son incest: A review and analysis of reported incidents

  title={Father-son incest: A review and analysis of reported incidents},
  author={Mark Williams},
  journal={Clinical Social Work Journal},
  • Mark Williams
  • Published 1 June 1988
  • Psychology
  • Clinical Social Work Journal
A review of the literature on father-son incest reveals both fewer case reports and much less adequate data as compared to that on father-daughter incest. However, there are suggestions that the psychosocial history and personality of the father who engages his son sexually is a dominant factor, while dysfunctional family interation seems central in molestations of the daughter. 
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