Gender differences in internalizing problems among sexually abused early adolescents.

@article{Coohey2010GenderDI,
  title={Gender differences in internalizing problems among sexually abused early adolescents.},
  author={Carol Coohey},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2010},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={856-62}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was twofold. First, we determined whether sexually abused adolescent boys or girls were more likely to have internalizing behavior scores in the clinical range. Second, after determining boys were more likely than girls to have an internalizing behavior problem, we tested whether this relationship would persist after several other variables were accounted for: characteristics of the sexual abuse, exposure to domestic violence, self-efficacy, and their peer… CONTINUE READING