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
Evolution over a year of individual protective factors in preschool victims of sexual abuse
Langevin, Rachel
Hébert, Martine
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
Child physical and sexual abuse in a community sample of young adults: Results from the Ontario Child Health Study
MacMillan, Harriet L. 
Tanaka, Masako 
Duku, Eric 
Vaillancourt, Tracy 
Boyle, Michael H. 
2013 Journal article
Identification of sexually abused female adolescents at risk for suicidal ideations: A classification and regression tree analysis

Brabant, Marie-Eve
Hébert, Martine
Chagnon, François

2013 Journal article
Sexual Abuse Investigations by Level of Substantiation in Canada in 2008

Lefebvre, Rachael
Van Wert, Melissa
Fallon, Barbara
Trocmé, Nico

2012 Information sheet