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Sexual Abuse and Consensual Sex
Women's Developmental Patterns and Outcomes


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Domestic Violence

December 1993 | 264 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This is the first book to examine the relationship between sexual and psychological functioning in terms of its effects on patterns of sexual practice over the lifespan. The authors explore: the impact of both voluntary and involuntary sexual experiences in childhood on adolescent sexual activities; the consequences of childhood and adolescent sexual experiences on women's sexual behaviour in adulthood; and the influence of adult sexual abuse.
 
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
 
The Effects of Child Sexual Abuse on Women's Sexual and Psychological Functioning
 
PART TWO: WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT SEXUAL BEHAVIOR
 
Voluntary or Consensual Childhood Sexual Behavior
 
Adolescent Consensual/Sexual Behavior
 
Adulthood Consensual/Sexual Behavior
 
PART THREE: SOCIALIZATION AND THE FAMILY
 
Sexual Socialization of Children and Adolescents and Other Family Variables
 
Abusive Sexual Experiences in Childhood
 
Sexual Abuse in Adulthood
 
The Effects of Sexual Experiences on Psychological Functioning
 
Sex Guilt
The Need to Control One's Sexual Desires  
 
Sexual Satisfaction
 
PART FOUR: METHODOLOGY, RESULTS, AND DISCUSSION
 
Description of the Study and Methodology
 
Review of Previous Findings
 
Results of Structural Equation Model (SEM Analyses)
 
Discussion of SEM Results
 
Results of Moderator Analyses
 
Discussion of the Moderators of Women's Sexual Abuse Experiences
 
Discussion of Family Context Moderators
 
Discussion of Women's Behavior and Attitude Moderators
 
PART FIVE: IMPLICATIONS OF THE FINDINGS
 
Implications for Prevention and Intervention

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ISBN: 9780803947337
£55.00