The scope of sexual, physical, and psychological abuse in a Bedouin-Arab community of female adolescents: The interplay of racism, urbanization, polygamy, family honor, and the social marginalization of women.

@article{Elbedour2006TheSO,
  title={The scope of sexual, physical, and psychological abuse in a Bedouin-Arab community of female adolescents: The interplay of racism, urbanization, polygamy, family honor, and the social marginalization of women.},
  author={Salman Elbedour and Soleman H. Abu-bader and Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie and Aref Abu-Rabia and Salman El-Aassam},
  journal={Child abuse & neglect},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={
          215-29
        }
}
OBJECTIVES This is an exploratory study of the abuse-especially sexual-of female adolescents in a conservative and traditional Bedouin-Arab community in southern Israel. The objectives were (1) to examine the rate of sexual abuse, (2) to examine the rate of physical and psychological abuse, and (3) to develop regression models to predict these forms of abuse. METHODS : A self-administered survey that measured demographic characteristics and psychological abuse was distributed to 217 female… CONTINUE READING

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