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ERIC Number: EJ416592
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children and Adults with Mental Retardation and Other Handicaps.
Tharinger, Deborah; And Others
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v14 n3 p301-12 1990
Issues in the sexual abuse and exploitation of individuals with mental retardation are discussed, including sociolegal considerations of special protection from abuse and neglect, incidence of sexual abuse, increased vulnerability of individuals with mental retardation, nature of the abuse, initial and long-term effects, professional response, and therapeutic interventions. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Language: English
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