Sexual Abuse

Each province and territory has unique legislation defining and describing responses to sexual abuse. Sexual abuse includes using a child for sexual purposes such as through sexual contact, inappropriate exposure to sexual activity or material, or exploitation through prostitution and related activities.

Title Authors Year Type of Publication
Physical and mental health of sexually abuse youth: Gender comparisons from a matched-control cohort study

Daigneault, Isabelle
Vézina-Gagnon, Pascale
Bourgeois, Catherine 
Esposito, Tonino
Hébert, Martine

2017 Journal article
Clinical differences and outcomes of sexual abuse investigations by gender: Implications for policy and practice

Fallon, Barbara
Collin-Vézina, Delphine
King, Bryn
Joh-Carnella, Nicolette

2017 Journal article
The placement trajectories of youth served by child protection for sexual abuse

Esposito, Tonino
Delaye, Ashleigh
Chabot, Martin
Trocmé, Nico
Collin-Vézina, Delphine
Simpson, Megan

2017 Journal article
A prospective study of the impact of child maltreatment and friend support on psychological distress trajectory: From adolescence to emerging adulthood

Dion, Jacinthe
Matte-Gagné, Célia
Daigneault, Isabelle
Blackburn, Marie-Eve
Hébert, Martine
McDuff, Pierre
Auclair, Julie
Veillette, Suzanne
Perron, Michel

2016 Journal article
The relationship between early adversities and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Fuller-Thomson, Esme
Lewis, Danielle A.

2015 Journal article
Challenges in treatment of sexually abused preschoolers: A pilot study of TF-CBT in Quebec

Hebert, Martine
Daignault, Isabelle, V. 

2015 Journal article
Predicting suicidal ideations in sexually abused female adolescents: a 12-month prospective study

Brabant, Marie-Eve
Hébert, Martine
Chagnon, François

2014 Journal article
Relationships between drugs and delinquency in adolescence: Influence of gender and victimization experiences

Brunelle, Natacha
Tremblay, Joel
Blanchette-Martin, Nadine
Gendron, Annie
Tessier, Mélanie

2014 Journal article
Listen to the children: Kids impressions of Who Do You Tell (TM)

Tutty, Leslie M.

2014 Journal article
Disclosure of sexual abuse among youth in residential treatment care: A multiple informant comparison

Milne, Lise
Collin-Vézina, Delphine

2014 Journal article