Title

Female adolescent response to childhood sexual abuse

Publication Date

Spring 1997

Document Type

Article

Abstract

History of childhood sexual abuse has been linked to fear, anxiety, depression, aggression, anger, hostility, poor self-esteem, substance abuse, and sexual maladjustment, as well as somatic complaints. The purpose of this study was to compare sexually abused adolescent females to adolescent females who have not ben sexually abused with respect to incidence of emotional disorders and somatic symptoms.

Publication Title

Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing

Volume

10

Issue

2

First Page

17

Last Page

25

DOI

10.1111/j.1744-6171.1997.tb00276.x

Version

pre-print, post-print with 12-month embargo

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