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Collin-Vezina, Delphine. Garrido, Edward. Dubowitz, Howard.
Journal Special Issue
Published: April 2017
Child Abuse and Neglect
Vol. 66 , p. 1
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This issue is the second part of a two-part series on child sexual abuse, gender, and health outcomes. It includes articles that address: child sexual abuse and sexual orientation; child sexual abuse longitudinal trends over a 20-year period in Victoria, Australia; lifetime prevalence and incidence of sexual victimization of adolescents in institutional care; child sexual abuse in Japan; prevalence, contexts, and correlates of child sexual abuse in Cyprus; inhibiting factors in the prevention, treatment, and mitigation of sexual abuse in the Eastern Caribbean; the relationship between childhood sexual abuse and mental health outcomes among males; factors related to attrition from trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy; the longitudinal offending pathways of child sexual abuse victims; childhood sexual abuse, sexual motives, and adolescent sexual risk-taking among males and females receiving child welfare services; typology of re-victimization trajectories; methodological challenges and recommendations to optimize future knowledge generation on the sexual exploitation of boys; adopting a public health approach to addressing child sexual abuse and exploitation; physical and mental health of children with substantiated sexual abuse; and advancing evidence-informed research, practice, and policy in addressing sex, gender, and child sexual abuse. Numerous references.
child abuse; sexual abuse; sexual exploitation; incidence; sequelae; cross cultural studies; Japan; Australia; victimization; evidence based practice; prevention programs; foster children; INSTITUTIONAL ABUSE AND NEGLECT