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J Child Sex Abus. 2013;22(6):742-60. doi: 10.1080/10538712.2013.811136.

Prevention of child sexual abuse: analysis and discussion of the field.

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Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. katrine.zeuthen@psy.ku.dk

Abstract

Prevention of child sexual abuse is complicated, challenging, and highly necessary as sexual abuse of children and youth represents an extensive problem across the world. This article reviews the existing preventive interventions targeting children, parents, and professionals. An alternative way of organizing the child sexual abuse prevention research literature is offered and applied with emphasis on three areas: (a) child sexual abuse prevention interventions, (b) meta-analyses of child sexual abuse prevention interventions, and (c) general theoretical models about prevention and the child. Based on an analysis of these areas, it was found that there was a lack of connection between theoretical models and concrete preventive interventions. An overview of current challenges and future possibilities in this area is provided.

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10.1080/10538712.2013.811136
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