Inconsistent retrospective self-reports of childhood sexual abuse and their correlates in the general population

W. Langeland, J.H. Smit, H. Merckelbach, G. de Vries, A.W. Hoogendoorn, N. Draijer

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Purpose: Epidemiological research on childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and its consequences in adult life mainly relies on retrospective reports. This study explores their consistency and the correlates of inconsistent CSA self-reports in a random population sample.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)603-612
JournalSocial Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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