Perceptions of child sexual abuse:victim and perpetrator characteristics, treatment efficacy, and lay vs. legal opinions of abuse.

@article{Reynolds2002PerceptionsOC,
  title={Perceptions of child sexual abuse:victim and perpetrator characteristics, treatment efficacy, and lay vs. legal opinions of abuse.},
  author={Lisa L Reynolds and John C Birkimer},
  journal={Journal of child sexual abuse},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={53-74}
}
Two studies examined interactions between victim age and victim response, and victim relation to perpetrator and victim response influencing perceptions of child sexual abuse (CSA). Undergraduates read one of several vignettes describing a sexual encounter between a man and a girl. In Experiment 1, age of the girl was varied; victim age interacted with… CONTINUE READING