• Psychology
  • Published 1995

Tipping the balance to tell the secret: public discovery of child sexual abuse. Primary and secondary prevention strategies for child sexual abuse: developing a prediction model based on the facilitators and inhibitors of child disclosures.

@inproceedings{Ld1995TippingTB,
  title={Tipping the balance to tell the secret: public discovery of child sexual abuse. Primary and secondary prevention strategies for child sexual abuse: developing a prediction model based on the facilitators and inhibitors of child disclosures.},
  author={Sas Ld and Cunningham Ah},
  year={1995}
}
This study aims to identify the factors that facilitate and inhibit the sexual abuse disclosures of children and to make recommendations for prevention programs in England. Three methods were used in this study. Firstly characteristics of disclosures were examined using a sample of 524 sexually abused children. Emphasis was placed upon learning the characteristics of the abuse the timing of the disclosure the circumstances of the official discovery of the abuse and the characteristics of the… CONTINUE READING

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