Sexual abuse of boys: definition, prevalence, correlates, sequelae, and management.

@article{Holmes1998SexualAO,
  title={Sexual abuse of boys: definition, prevalence, correlates, sequelae, and management.},
  author={William C Holmes and Gail B. Slap},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1998},
  volume={280 21},
  pages={
          1855-62
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To clarify the definition of sexual abuse of boys, update estimates of its prevalence, and explore critically its reported correlates, sequelae, and management. DATA SOURCES Studies from 1985 to 1997 were identified using OVID-MEDLINE and OVID-CINAHL. The search terms used were sexual abuse, sexual victimization, and sexual assault. Constraints applied included English language, human male subjects, age younger than 19 years, and North American samples. STUDY SELECTION… Expand
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