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The Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Parenting

  title={The Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Parenting},
  author={Erin Ann Williams},
THE EFFECTS OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE ON PARENTING By Erin A. Williams Adviser: Professor Cathy Spatz Widom Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is a pervasive problem that has been the focus of substantial empirical research. While negative outcomes such as psychiatric diagnoses or health problems have been well documented, the literature regarding the effects of CSA on parenting is sparse and has produced conflicting results. Moreover, the existing research on CSA’s effect on later parenting has… 

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  • B. Barrett
  • Psychology
    Journal of child sexual abuse
  • 2009
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