ERIC Number: EJ986619
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
A Case of Sexual Abuse by a Traditional Faith Healer: Are There Potential Preventions?
Chan, Lai Fong; Tan, Susan Mooi Koon; Ang, Jin Kiat; Kamal Nor, Norazlin; Sharip, Shalisah
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, v21 n6 p613-620 2012
Adolescent sexual abuse is not an uncommon phenomenon in Malaysia. It is a traumatic experience that complicates the psychosocial development of young people on the threshold of adulthood. This case report highlights the psychosocial sequelae of adolescent sexual abuse by a traditional healer and discusses management issues in the context of unique cultural and belief systems.
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Foreign Countries, Beliefs, Sexual Abuse, Folk Culture, Social Development, Emotional Development, Adolescents, Prevention, Patients, Disclosure, Community Leaders, Case Studies
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Malaysia