Male Rape Myths

  title={Male Rape Myths},
  author={Kristine M. Chapleau and Debra L. Oswald and Brenda Russell},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  pages={600 - 615}
This study investigates the structure of Struckman-Johnson and Struckman-Johnson's Male Rape Myth Scale, examines gender differences in rape myth acceptance, and explores the underlying ideologies that facilitate male rape myth acceptance. A three-factor model, with rape myths regarding Trauma, Blame, and Denial as separate subscales, is the best fitting solution. However, the results indicate that additional scale development and validity tests are necessary. In exploratory analyses, men are… Expand

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