Effects of child abuse and neglect for adult survivors

Effects of child abuse and neglect for adult survivors by Cathryn Hunter, Senior Research Officer with the Child Family Community Australia information exchange at the Australian Institute of Family Studies. Experiencing abuse and neglect in childhood can lead to adverse outcomes in adulthood. The purpose of this blog is to … Continue reading

Do Sexually Abused Kids Become Abusers?

Do Sexually Abused Kids Become Abusers? By Salynn Boyles, WebMD Health News It is widely believed that boys who are victims of sexual abuse become abusers themselves. Studies of pedophiles suggest this often is the case, but new research shows that the risk may be smaller than previously thought. Roughly … Continue reading

Research Findings on the Sexual Abuse of Males

Research Findings on the Sexual Abuse of Males by David 0. McCall, M.Div. A major difficulty in the study of child sexual abuse and adult survivors is accurately assessing occurrence. Incidence — the number of cases occurring in a given time frame (usually years) — is expressed as a number … Continue reading