ERIC Number: EJ567430
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Forensic Impact of the Child Sexual Abuse Medical Examination.
Myers, John E. B.
Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, v22 n6 p653-56 Jun 1998
This commentary on an article (EC 619 279) about research issues at the interface of medicine and law concerning medical evaluation for child sexual abuse focuses on empirically testable questions: (1) the medical history--its accuracy, interviewing issues, and elicitation and preservation of verbal evidence of abuse; and, (2) expert testimony. (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 619 279-281.