The experience of sexual assault: findings from a statewide victim needs assessment.

Abstract

A statewide assessment was conducted of assaults, experiences, needs, and recommendations of 125 adult victims receiving care at 19 sexual assault centers (SACs) in the State of Maryland. More than one half of the victims (55.6%) waited years before disclosing, with delays in reporting especially likely if the assault was perpetrated by a family member (the… (More)

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@article{Monroe2005TheEO, title={The experience of sexual assault: findings from a statewide victim needs assessment.}, author={Laura M Monroe and Linda M Kinney and Mark D. Weist and Denise Spriggs Dafeamekpor and Joyce Dantzler and Matthew W Reynolds}, journal={Journal of interpersonal violence}, year={2005}, volume={20 7}, pages={767-76} }