ERIC Number: EJ461189
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Modern History of Child Sexual Abuse Awareness: Cycles of Discovery and Suppression.
Olafson, Erna; And Others
Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal, v17 n1 p7-24 Jan-Feb 1993
Over 150 years, public and professional awareness of child sexual abuse has emerged and been suppressed repeatedly. Research now indicates the prevalence of sexual abuse and its injurious impact on human development, but in the contemporary mental health professions, courts, and media, a backlash has emerged against the latest discovery of child sexual victimization. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Note: Special Issue: Clinical Recognition of Sexually Abused Children.