Science or Propaganda? An Examination of Rind, Tromovitch and Bauserman (1998)

  title={Science or Propaganda? An Examination of Rind, Tromovitch and Bauserman (1998)},
  author={Stephanie J. Dallam},
  journal={Journal of Child Sexual Abuse},
  pages={109 - 134}
  • S. Dallam
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Child Sexual Abuse
SUMMARY An article, “A Meta-analytic” Examination of Assumed Properties of Child Sexual Abuse Using College Samples, published in the July 1998 edition of the Psychological Bulletin resulted in an unprecedented amount of media attention and became the first scientific article to be formally denounced by the United States House of Representatives. The study's authors analyzed the findings of 59 earlier studies on child sexual abuse (CSA) and concluded that mental health researchers have greatly… Expand
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