Childhood Sexual Assault Victims: Long Term Outcomes After Testifying in Criminal Court / Edition 1

Childhood Sexual Assault Victims: Long Term Outcomes After Testifying in Criminal Court / Edition 1

by Jodi Quas
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405147253

ISBN-13: 9781405147255

Pub. Date: 06/28/2005

Publisher: Wiley

This Monograph describes the first systematic, longitudinal investigation of the long term outcomes for adolescents and young adults who were involved in criminal court prosecutions as child sexual abuse vitims. Overall, findings highlight the need to consider multiple factors when assessing consequences of legal involvement on child victims. Findings also

Overview

This Monograph describes the first systematic, longitudinal investigation of the long term outcomes for adolescents and young adults who were involved in criminal court prosecutions as child sexual abuse vitims. Overall, findings highlight the need to consider multiple factors when assessing consequences of legal involvement on child victims. Findings also reveal potentially important areas where interventions should be targeted to ameliorate adverse consequences on vulnerable child victims.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405147255
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2005
Series:
Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Abstract vii.

I. Introduction 1.

II. Method 24.

III. Coding, Analytical Plan and Preliminary Analyses 44.

IV. Current Mental Health 57.

V. Attitudes Toward Legal System 78.

VI. Emotional Reactions at Court in Relation to Current Mental Health and Attitudes 94.

VII.General Discussion 104.

References 118.

Acknowledgements 12

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