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
Predicting Suicide Attempts in Young Adults with Histories of Childhood Abuse

Brezo, Jelena
Paris, Joel
Vitaro, Frank
Hébert, Martine
Tremblay, Richard E.
Turecki, Gustavo

2008 Journal article
The use of the NICHD protocol to enhance the quantity of details obtained from children with low verbal abilities in investigative interviews: A pilot study

Dion, Jacinthe
Cyr, Mireille

2008 Journal article
Short-Term Correlates of Child Sexual Abuse: An Exploratory Study Predicting Girls' Academic, Cognitive, and Social Functioning One Year Later

Daigneault, Isabelle
Hébert, Martine

2008 Journal article
Disclosure of sexual abuse, personal and familial factors as predictors of post-traumatic stress symptoms in school-aged girls

Bernard-Bonnin, Anne-Claude
Hébert, Martine
Daigneault, Isabelle
Allard-Dansereau, Claire

2008 Journal article
Recension des études évaluatives des interventions de groupe destinées aux enfants de six à douze ans victimes d'agression sexuelle

Simoneau, Ann Claude
Hébert, Martine
Tourigny, Marc

2008 Journal article
Association of child sexual abuse and dating victimization with mental health disorder in a sample of female adolescents

Hébert, Martine
Lavoie, Francine
Vitaro, Frank
McDuff, Pierre
Tremblay, Richard E.

2008 Journal article
Changes in Coping Following Treatment for Child Molesters

Serran, Geris A.
Moulden, Heather
Firestone, Philip
Marshall, W.L.

2007 Journal article
The Effect of Maltreatment Co-occurrence on Emotional Harm among Sexually Abused Children

De Marco, Richard
Tonmyr, Lil
Fallon, Barbara
Trocmé, Nico

2007 Journal article
Child abuse and chronic pain in a community survey of women

Walsh, Christine A.
Jamieson, Ellen
MacMillan, Harriet
Boyle, Michael

2007 Journal article
Sexual Abuse Allegations and Parental Separation: Smokescreen or Fire?

Bala, Nicholas
Mitnick, Mindy
Trocmé, Nico
Houston, Claire

2007 Journal article