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Child Sexual Abuse and Continuous Influence of Cultural Practices: A Review

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.246
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634–7
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Child sexual abuse associated with cultural practices is no longer regional bound as a result of migration and transcultural marriages. The orientation toward group, family structure, and conformity to norms and the issue of shame continue to play a major role in reporting practices.

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17 Oct, 2013
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e-Published: 07 Jul, 2014

HIV Infection, Sexual Abuse and Social Support in Jamaican Adolescents Referred to a Psychiatric Service

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Pages: 
307–11

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Background: Children and adolescents with HIV/AIDS often have psychological/psychiatric issues that require specialist intervention. We explored whether HIV infection acquired through sexual abuse led to particularly negative psychiatric outcomes and whether good social support is a protective factor in the development of undesirable psychiatric sequelae.

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e-Published: 19 Jul, 2013
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