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ERIC Number: EJ373516
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Sexual Abuse: Somatic and Emotional Reactions.
Rimza, Mary Ellen; And Others
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v12 n2 p201-08 1988
Chart reviews and telephone interviews with 72 sexual abuse victims found that 48 of the children had symptoms similar to the "rape trauma" syndrome. Two-thirds of victims commonly had somatic complaints (such as abdominal pain) and emotional/behavioral problems (runaway behavior, suicide attempts). (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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