Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Child sexual abuse;
Reports of child sexual abuse are increasing in the nation and the state of Iowa. Negative effects of child sexual abuse include low self-esteem, contracting sexually transmitted diseases, promiscuity, pregnancy, psychological disorders, eating disorders, and suicide. According to the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (2006), two out of every one thousand children in the country have experienced sexual abuse. The author will describe the types of sexual abuse, the abuse process, characteristics of offenders, and manifestations of child sexual abuse. Possible treatment for victims will also be addressed.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Postsecondary Education
Michael D. Waggoner
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c2006 Anna Maria Opperman
Opperman, Anna Maria, "Child sexual abuse" (2006). Graduate Research Papers. 1301.