ERIC Number: EJ370361
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Molestation and the Onset of Puberty: Data from 365 Adults Molested as Children.
Kendall-Tackett, Kathleen A.; Simon, Arthur F.
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v12 n1 p73-81 1988
Age at which sexual molestation starts has implications for prevention education and theories regarding etiology of child sexual abuse. For a sample of 365 adults molested as children, average age of onset was 7.5; average age at end of molestation was 13; duration was usually one year or more. (Author/JW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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