Patterns of sexual abuse and assault

@article{Sobsey1991PatternsOS,
  title={Patterns of sexual abuse and assault},
  author={Dick Sobsey and Tanis Doe},
  journal={Sexuality and Disability},
  year={1991},
  volume={9},
  pages={243-259}
}
  • D. Sobsey, T. Doe
  • Published 1 September 1991
  • Psychology
  • Sexuality and Disability
Patterns of sexual abuse and sexual assault are analyzed from 162 reports involving victims with disabilities. Results suggest that abuse and assault are frequently repeated and chronic, often result in significant harm to the victim, and are rarely reported to child welfare or law enforcement authorities. Many offenses are committed by paid service providers and occur in disability service settings, but other offenses occur in the same situations as sexual abuse and assault of victims without… 
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