The Effects of Sexual Abuse on Children

@article{Conte1985TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Sexual Abuse on Children},
  author={J. Conte and J. Schuerman},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  year={1985},
  volume={2},
  pages={380 - 390}
}
Data were collected at the Sexual Assault Center in Seattle on 369 sexually abused children and a community comparison sample of 318 not-abused children. Data describing the behavior of these children were collected from the child's parent and for the abused children from the social worker. Samples differed on a number of variables and these variables were used as control variables in the analysis. Results indicate that abused and not-abused children appear behaviorally different on a set of… Expand
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