ERIC Number: EJ534149
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Childhood Sexual Abuse and Adult Loneliness and Network Orientation.
Gibson, Rebecca L.; Hartshorne, Timothy S.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v20 n11 p1087-93 Nov 1996
Data regarding history of sexual abuse, loneliness, and network orientation were gathered from 231 female university students, 24 of whom indicated a history of abuse, and from 26 female clients at 2 treatment centers. Victims of sexual abuse, especially those in treatment, were more lonely and less likely to utilize their social support system than the controls. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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