ERIC Number: EJ567403
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Prevalence, Risk, Sensitivity, and Specificity: A Commentary on the Epidemiology of Child Sexual Abuse and the Development of a Research Agenda.
Runyan, Desmond K.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v22 n6 p493-98 Jun 1998
The research needs in the epidemiology of child sexual abuse are discussed in terms of: a definition of epidemiology, the clash between the medical and legal cultures, statistical concerns, the relationship of social class or poverty with child sexual abuse, the need for cross-cultural research, intervention studies, studies of service utilization, and the need for long-term studies. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Establishing a Medical Research Agenda for Childhood Sexual Abuse: Proceedings of an Invitational Conference, May 16 & 17, 1997. For related articles see EC 619 252-254.