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ERIC Number: EJ507923
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0886-2605
The Effect of Knowing a Rape Victim on Reactions to Other Victims.
Barnett, Mark A.; And Others
Journal of Interpersonal Violence, v7 n1 p44-56 Mar 1992
Examined whether having had a friend or family member experience rape heightens empathy for rape victims. Subjects who knew a rape victim reported experiencing more empathy for a patient presented on videotape than did subjects not knowing a rape victim. This empathy extended to all victims of trauma. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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