Female adolescent response to childhood sexual abuse
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.
Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing
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Cornman, Jane B., "Female adolescent response to childhood sexual abuse" (1997). Nursing & Healthcare Leadership Publications. 5.