Predictors of victim disclosure in child sexual abuse: Additional evidence from a sample of incarcerated adult sex offenders.

@article{Leclerc2015PredictorsOV,
  title={Predictors of victim disclosure in child sexual abuse: Additional evidence from a sample of incarcerated adult sex offenders.},
  author={Beno{\^i}t Leclerc and Richard K. Wortley},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2015},
  volume={43},
  pages={104-11}
}
The under-reporting of child sexual abuse by victims is a serious problem that may prolong the suffering of victims and leave perpetrators free to continue offending. Yet empirical evidence indicates that victim disclosure rates are low. In this study, we perform regression analysis with a sample of 369 adult child sexual offenders to examine potential predictors of victim disclosure. Specifically, we extend the range of previously examined potential predictors of victim disclosure and… CONTINUE READING
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