Predicting Sexual Assault Perpetration Among Heterosexually Active Young Men.

@article{Casey2017PredictingSA,
  title={Predicting Sexual Assault Perpetration Among Heterosexually Active Young Men.},
  author={Erin A. Casey and N. Tatiana Masters and Blair Beadnell and Marilyn J. Hoppe and Diane M. Morrison and Elizabeth A. Wells},
  journal={Violence against women},
  year={2017},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={3-27}
}
Data from an online community sample of young men were analyzed to test predictors of sexual assault perpetration. We used structural equation modeling to test the relative contributions of specific sub-types of childhood adversity to subsequent sexual aggression. Mediators included hostile masculinity, impersonal sexual behavior and attitudes, and substance use variables. Findings suggested that childhood sexual abuse had direct and mediated effects on sexual assault perpetration, but hostile… CONTINUE READING