ERIC Number: EJ555101
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Predictors of Disclosure during Medical Evaluation for Suspected Sexual Abuse.
DiPietro, Elisabeth Kahl; Runyan, Desmond K.; Fredrickson, Doren D.
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, v6 n1 p133-42 1997
Examined the frequency of children's disclosure of sexual abuse and factors that might influence disclosure. Results, based on 179 children's reports, indicate a 47% disclosure rate. The child's age, siblings in the home, perpetrator other than a biological parent, alleged oral-genital contact or penetration, previous disclosure, and physician interview influenced disclosure. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: North Carolina