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NCJ Number: 120843 Find in a Library
Title: Hidden Rape on a University Campus
Author(s): M P Koss
Corporate Author: National Institute of Mental Health
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 57
Sponsoring Agency: Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242
National Institute of Mental Health
Rockville, MD 20852
Grant Number: R01MH31618
Publication Number: PB82-208067
Type: Survey
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Sexual aggression was conceptualized as a continuum ranging from mutually consensual sexual intercourse to rape.
Abstract: A continuum of sexual victimization was also conceptualized corresponding to the continuum of sexual aggression. The Sexual Experiences Survey was administered to 3,862 university students to document the degrees of experience students had with sexual aggression and victimization. These data support the validity of a dimensional view of sexual aggression and victimization and suggest that both sexual aggression and sexual victimization occur in varying degrees. 9 tables, 12 references. (Author abstract modified).
Main Term(s): Rape research
Index Term(s): Aggression; Campus crime; Sexual behavior
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