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High risk of sexual abuse for physically disabled youth

last modified Aug 08, 2018 04:19 PM

A new study by Katrin Mueller-Johnson, Manuel Eisner and Ingrid Obsuth finds that physically disabled young people are at a significantly higher risk of contact and non-contact sexual victimisation compared to youth without physical disability. The study "Sexual Victimization of Youth With a Physical Disability: An Examination of Prevalence Rates, and Risk and Protective Factors" published in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence and can be accessed here.

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