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Child Sexual Abuse

abnormal interest in children. A paraphilia is a disorder that is characterized by recurrent intense sexual urges and sexually arousing fantasies generally involving: nonhuman objects; the suffering of humiliation of oneself or one’s partner; or animals, children, or other nonconsenting persons. Pedophilia is also a psychosexual disorder in which the fantasy or actual act of engaging in sexual activity with prepubertal children is the preferred or exclusive means of achieving toward children of...

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Incest: Family and Child Sexual Abuse

pajamas from the edge of the bed and on the floor. Mom today was extremely happy this morning. Dad no longer being around and me taking his place was just the thing that mom needed. Are there true causes to why there is a desire to want to have sexual preferences with someone younger, vulnerable, and also in the family? This is stereotyped as incest or incestuous relationship. A number of thing depression, obsession, passiveness and many others could cause this. When an offender tries to pursue...

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The Effects of Child Sexual Abuse

2010 The Effects of Child Sexual Abuse What is child sexual abuse? The term child sexual abuse is somewhat ambiguous, covering a broad spectrum of acts and meanings, but according to Finkelhor “general, legal and research definitions require two elements: (1) sexual activity involving a child and (2) an ‘abusive condition’ such as coercion or a large age gap between the participants, indicating lack of consensuality” (Finkelhor,1994, p. 32). Although child sexual abuse is tricky to define, there...

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Child Sexual Abuse

Child Sexual Abuse: A Review of the Literature Abstract Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a hidden epidemic of child abuse and neglect. Approximately there are 3 million reports of CSA in the United States every year involving nearly 6 million children. CSA take place across ethnic and cultural lines, in all socioeconomic levels, all levels of education and within all religions. Numerous adverse effects correlate with CSA some examples include, anxiety, avoidance depression, low self-esteem, post-traumatic...

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Child Sexual Abuse effects

English 8th grade Friday, March 1st, 2013 Child Sexual Abuse and its Effects Child maltreatment, which includes child sexual, physical, social abuse and child neglect, is a major social problem. According to the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) an estimated amount of 80 thousand children in the United States experience sexual abuse every year, but the number of unreported and undetected cases is believed to be far greater. This is because children are afraid to tell anyone...

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Child Sexual Abuse

their sexual abuse, adults are the ones responsible" (McClendon, page 1). There are many questions that researchers are attempting to investigate concerning the controversial topic of child sexual abuse. Researchers explore various questions and dimensions. This paper will investigate the controversial conclusions and results to these questions. What is the concrete definition of child sexual abuse? Is there more than one meaning of child sexual abuse? What are the short term affects of child abuse...

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child sexual abuse

 Child Sexual Abuse Siping Chen Laney College Psych 7A April 10, 2014 Child Sexual Abuse Child sexual abuse does not have a universal definition. However, a central characteristic of any abuse is the dominant position of an adult that allows him or her to force or coerce a child into sexual activity (American Psychological Association). Yet all offences that involve sexually touching a child, as well as non-touching offenses and sexual exploitation, are just...

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Child Sexual Abuse

Child Sexual Abuse CONTENT PAGE 1. Introduction Page 1 2. Case Study Page 1 3. How this Affects learners Page 2 4. Policies and Procedures Page 2 5. Raising Awareness Page 3 6. Conclusion Page 3 7. References Page 4 Appendix 1. INTRODUCTION Research indicates that 1 out of every 4 children will be the victim of sexual abuse...

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Child Sexual Abuse

 Child Sexual Abuse Unit 6 Project Child sexual abuse is a form of child abuse where an adult or adolescent uses a child for sexual stimulation. Child sexual abuse doesn't always involve body contact. Exposing a child to sexual situations or material is sexually abusive, whether or not touching is involved (Smith 2013). Statistics states that 1 in 5 girls and 1 in 20 boys is a victim of child sexual abuse (Finkelhor 2012). Studies show that 20% of adult females and 5-10%...

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Breaking the Silence on Child Sexual Abuse

Breaking the Silence on Child Sexual Abuse: How Mainstream Media can influence the masses and help prevent child sexual abuse • Introduction • Statistics • What does child sexual abuse (CSA) mean • How common is child sexual abuse • The consequences of child sexual abuse • Breaking the Silence on child sexual abuse • How mainstream media can help in the prevention of child sexual abuse • 7 Steps in the Healing Process • Conclusion Introduction Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a hot topic...

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