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ERIC Number: EJ525987
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0145-2134
Perceptions of Abuse: Effects on Adult Psychological and Social Adjustment.
Varia, Rachna; And Others
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v20 n6 p511-26 Jun 1996
This study examined perceptions of child abuse (psychological, physical, and sexual) and later adult psychological and social adjustment in a nonclinical sample of 173 individuals. Forty-seven subjects reported significant levels of abuse but failed to acknowledge themselves as abused. Abused individuals (both Acknowledgers and Minimizers) had more psychological and social adjustment problems than those nonabused. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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