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Child Sexual Abuse: A Public Health Issue

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Child sexual abuse is an American crisis that has reached epidemic proportions. The criminal justice system typically responds with punitive sanctions against the offenders, neglecting the suffering and trauma experienced by the victims. This comes short of addressing the dynamics associated with child sexual abuse. Because of this, epidemiologists have declared this crime a public health issue and have offered the public health approach for the prevention and treatment of everyone involved in child sexual abuse.

Keywords: Child Sexual Abuse; Epidemiology; Prevention; Public Healthcare; Treatment; Violence

Document Type: Research Article


Publication date: March 1, 2004

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