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Characteristics of Victims of Sexual Abuse by Gender and Race in a Community Corrections Population

Clark, C. Brendan ; Perkins, Adam ; Mccullumsmith, Cheryl B ; Islam, M. Aminul ; Hanover, Erin E ; Cropsey, Karen L

Journal of Interpersonal Violence, June 2012, Vol.27(9), pp.1844-1861 [Periódico revisado por pares]

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  • Título:
    Characteristics of Victims of Sexual Abuse by Gender and Race in a Community Corrections Population
  • Autor: Clark, C. Brendan ; Perkins, Adam ; Mccullumsmith, Cheryl B ; Islam, M. Aminul ; Hanover, Erin E ; Cropsey, Karen L
  • Assuntos: Sexual Abuse ; Abuse ; Drug Dependence ; Alcohol Dependence ; Community Corrections ; Race ; Gender ; HIV ; Social Welfare & Social Work ; Sociology & Social History ; Psychology
  • É parte de: Journal of Interpersonal Violence, June 2012, Vol.27(9), pp.1844-1861
  • Descrição: The purpose of this study was to examine how victims of sexual abuse in a community corrections population differ as a result of their sex and race. Of the 19,422 participants, a total of 1,298 (6.7%) reported a history of sexual abuse and were compared with nonabused participants. The sample was analyzed by race–gender groups (White men, White women, African American men, and African American women) using univariate and logistic regression analyses, which were conducted separately for each group. White women were the most likely to report a history of sexual abuse (26.5%), followed by African American women (16.0%), White men (4.0%), and African American men (1.1%). For all groups, histories of suicidal ideation and suicide attempts were associated with a history of sexual abuse. Sexual abuse was associated with substance abuse problems for women but not the men. Cannabis dependence was associated with sexual abuse for the White women while cocaine dependence was associated...
  • Idioma: Inglês

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