Sexual Abuse in Childhood and Sexual Dysfunction in Adulthood: An Australian Population-Based Study

@article{Najman2005SexualAI,
  title={Sexual Abuse in Childhood and Sexual Dysfunction in Adulthood: An Australian Population-Based Study},
  author={Jake M. Najman and Michael P. Dunne and David M. Purdie and Fran Boyle and Peter Coxeter},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2005},
  volume={34},
  pages={517-526}
}
This study examined self-reported adult sexual functioning in individuals reporting a history of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) in a representative sample of the Australian population. A sample of 1793 persons, aged 18–59 years, were randomly selected from the electoral roll for Australian states and territories in April 2000. Respondents were interviewed about their health status and sexual experiences, including unwanted sexual experiences before the age of 16 years. More than one-third of… Expand
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