ERIC Number: EJ319953
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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The Sexually Abused Child: A Comparison of Male and Female Victims.
Pierce, Robert; Pierce, Lois Hauck
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v9 n2 p191-99 1985
Twenty-five substantiated cases of sexual abuse involving male children were compared with 180 substantiated cases involving female children. Significant differences between female and male victims were observed in family composition, perpetrator of the abuse, variables contributing to continuation of the abusive situation, and type of services provided to the child and family. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: Special Issue: C. Henry Kempe Memorial Research Issue.