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NCJ Number: 113649 Find in a Library
Title: Factors that Affect a Victim's Self-Disclosure in Father-Daughter Incest
Journal: Child Welfare  Volume:67  Issue:5  Dated:(September/October 1988)  Pages:462-468
Author(s): L T Farrell
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 7
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Out of concern about the underreporting of father-daughter incest, the author has conducted a study in Virginia to test certain observations in the literature about the relatively small number of cases that come to light voluntarily.
Abstract: The findings point clearly to contributory case characteristics that can sensitize practitioners to the possibility of undisclosed incest. (Publisher abstract).
Main Term(s): Incest
Index Term(s): Child Sexual Abuse; Unreported crimes; Virginia
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