Secular trends in child and adult sexual violence--one decreasing and the other increasing: a population survey in Ireland.

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McGee, Hannah; Garavan, Rebecca; Byrne, Joanne; O'Higgins, Madeleine; Conroy, Ronán;
(2011)
  • Publisher: e-publications@RCSI
  • Subject: Adolescent | Adult | Age Factors | Aged | Child Abuse | Sexual | Cohort Studies | Female | Humans | Ireland | Male | Middle Aged | Prevalence | Sex Factors | Sex Offenses | Young Adult | Child Abuse, Sexual | Psychology

BACKGROUND: Sexual violence is a worldwide problem affecting children and adults. Knowledge of trends in prevalence is essential to inform the design and evaluation of preventive and intervention programmes. We aimed to assess the prevalence of lifetime sexual violence ... View more
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