THE FEMALE EXPERIENCE OF SIBLING INCEST

@inproceedings{Canavan1992THEFE,
  title={THE FEMALE EXPERIENCE OF SIBLING INCEST},
  author={Margaret M. Canavan and Walter J. Meyer and Deborah C. Higgs},
  year={1992}
}
The occurrence of sibling incest is underrecognized, and its impact is debated. Professionals may be inadequately sensitized to its occurrence since it is considered less traumatic to victims than other forms of incest and assigning responsibility in such contact between minors is difficult. Survivors may be unlikely to reveal such a history because of guilt and shame. Four case presentations of females who expereinced sibling incest illustrate problem areas, including issues of enforced… CONTINUE READING

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