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ERIC Number: EJ511810
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
Clinical Characteristics Related to Severity of Sexual Abuse: A Study of Seriously Mentally Ill Youth.
McClellan, Jon; And Others
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v19 n10 p1245-54 Oct 1995
Variables associated with sexual abuse were examined among youth, ages 5 through 18, with severe mental illness. Review of 499 patient records revealed abuse as an isolated event in 62 cases, intermittent abuse in 61 cases, and chronic abuse in 150. Sexual abuse was associated with inappropriate sexual behaviors, substance abuse, and posttraumatic reactions. (SW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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