The effects of drawing on children's accounts of sexual abuse.

  title={The effects of drawing on children's accounts of sexual abuse.},
  author={Carmit Katz and Irit Hershkowitz},
  journal={Child maltreatment},
  volume={15 2},
This study was designed to explore the effects of event drawing during investigative interviews on the richness of the accounts made by children. The sample included 125 children aged 4 to 14 years, alleged victims of sexual abuse. The children were first interviewed with open-ended invitations before they were randomly assigned into one of two interview conditions: with (n = 69) or without (n = 56) event drawing, and then reinterviewed. Children in the drawing group disclosed more free recall… CONTINUE READING

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