Child Sexual Abuse Term Paper by Jay Writtings LLC

Child Sexual Abuse
This paper discusses the issue of the sexual abuse of children.
# 118715 | 1,859 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2010 | US
Published on Feb 18, 2010 in Sociology (Social Work) , Child, Youth Issues (Child Abuse)

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This paper examines the psychological motivations behind child sexual abuse, the impact it has on the victim, and how to educate families and prevent children from being abused. The paper also discusses methods for the victims and their families to recover from abuse.

Table of Contents:

A Defining Introduction to Abuse
The Effects of Abuse
The Development of Protection
The Themes Relevant to Child Abuse Policy
The Lack of Attention to Child Abuse
Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse
Conclusive Recovery from Child Sexual Abuse
Works Cited

From the Paper:

"The problem of child sexual abuse is entirely unacceptable in nature, and has lasting effects for both the victim and abuser. There are varying degrees of abuse, with three primary perspectives; those of social, medical, and psychological; through which the view the problem. Those who are abused oftentimes suffer extremely after the fact, developing Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Children however are innocent and incapable in most situations at defending themselves from adults who would seek to abuse them. Thus prevention is essential, a number of potential measures being explored below."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Adams, Caren; Fay, Jennifer. Helping Your Child Recover from Sexual Abuse. University of Washington Press. Retrieved on 3 November 2008, from:
  • Rowan, Edward L. Understanding Child Sexual Abuse. University Press of Mississippi. Retrieved on 3 November 2008, from:
  • Costin, Lela B.; Karger, Howard Jacob; Stoesz, David. The Politics of Child Abuse in America. Oxford University Press. Retrieved on 3 November 2008, from:

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