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ERIC Number: EJ607652
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1053-8712
Children's Language of Sexuality in Child Sexual Abuse Investigations: A Brief Report.
Cheung, Monit
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, v8 n3 p65-84 1999
Study analyzed interviews to identify children's terminology of private body parts and sexual abuse activity. "Touching" was the most frequently used term in describing sexual parts and/or sexual abuse. Children's choice of words can imply various meanings; the interview should clarify the meaning of slang terms. Recommends interviewers use "what" and "how" questions to clarify word meaning. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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