Child Sexual Abuse is Largely Hidden From the Adult Society: An Epidemiological Study of Adolescents' Disclosures
Priebe & Svedin (2008)
Child Abuse and Neglect : The International Journal, 32(12)
Investigates disclosure rates and disclosure patterns to examine predictors of nondisclosure in a sample of male and female adolescents with self-reported experiences of sexual abuse. The study also includes information on peer abuse.
Early Diagnosis and Effective Treatment: Learn About Sex-Specific Treatment
Child Molestation Research and Prevention Institute
Discusses various types of sex-specific evaluations and treatments appropriate for children and teenagers who have or are developing an interest in younger children.
Ethnic Perspectives on Sibling Abuse in the United States
Rapoza, Cook, Zaveri, & Malley-Morrison (2010)
Journal of Family Issues, 31(6)
Uses limited data to discuss how sibling abuse is viewed in different ethnic minority groups in the United States. The study also addresses gender differences.
High Risk Behaviors Among Victims of Sibling Violence
Button & Gealt (2010)
Journal of Family Violence, 25(2)
Uses a school-based survey to estimate the prevalence of sibling abuse; examine the relationship between sibling violence and high risk behaviors such as substance use, delinquency, and aggression; explore the interplay of sibling abuse and other forms of family violence in predicting high risk behaviors; and test various theories addressing the issue.
Incest Statutes (PDF - 521 KB)
National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse (2010)
Includes a compilation of all State laws on incest, sexual abuse of minors, sexual conduct, and more.
Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors ( PDF - 373 KB)
Finkelhor, Ormrod, & Chaffin (2009)
Juvenile Justice Bulletin
Presents research that draws on data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Incident-Based Reporting System to provide population-based epidemiological information on juvenile sex offending.
University of Michigan Health System (2012)
Defines "sibling abuse" and discusses the prevalence of sibling abuse, associated risk factors, how to prevent the abuse, long-term effects, and more.
Signs That a Child or Teen May Be At-Risk to Harm Another Child
Stop It Now!
Offers a printable handout with bullet points for helping to identify possible signs that a child or teen is at risk of harming another child.