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ERIC Number: EJ424529
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
Sexual Abuse in the Developmentally Disabled: Dilemmas of Diagnosis.
Elvik, Sandra L.; And Others
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v14 n4 p497-502 1990
A group of 35 mentally retarded females (mean age 31 years) from a residential treatment facility was examined for signs of sexual abuse. Positive findings were found in 37 percent of patients. Discussion focuses on implications for residential facilities, this population's need for advocacy, and the value of a team approach. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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