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Child abuse

March 24, 2016 | Author: | Posted in american literature, literature and language

Pandora ‘s Secret : the Secrets of Child Sexual Abuse

The article Pandora ‘s Box : the Secrets of Child Sexual Abuse provides relevant and important information about child sexual abuses and their influence on future of the victims . Firstly it is necessary to note that such articles are of great importance nowadays , because they challenge the modern outrageous environment and find possible ways to improve the current situation . The article make readers think about those children abused (Faulkner 1996

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, depression , sexual and psychical abuses and the rates of suicidality . Many researches were conducted over the past years to make the sexual abuse as a problem of sizable proportions . Many of children ‘s sexual abuses remain underreported and undisclosed worsening in such a way the situation . Victims , especially children , of sexual abuses experience afterwards feelings of isolation , depression , shame inadequacy and embarrassment . What is more awful is that they may blame themselves for abuse . Children are not willing to report about such abuses , because they fear that their confession ‘ may lead to worse consequences and they will be victimized once again . The article concentrates on conducted abuse researches to find the relations between sexual abuses of children and their future diss . It means that children who experienced sexual abuse may develop in future serious psychological problems . However , the effects of being a victim may be delayed into adulthood

The article also provides reasons why prevention and education programs have failed to manage sexual abuse rates . The reasons are : limited ability of young children to understand complex ideas , elusive subject matter , etc . The rate of victimization between women was reported to be 27 and among men was 16 . The child sexual abuse increased to 32 , 2 between 1980s-1990s . The situation may be improved if victims disclose the experience to professionals and psychiatrists at least . It is noted in the article that new studies of victims will be conducted in future (Faulkner 1996


Faulkner , Nancy (1996 , October . Pandora ‘s Box : Secrets of Child Sexual Abuse . Sexual Counselling Digest , retrieved September , 30 , from HYPERLINK “http /www .prevent-abuse-now .com /pandora .htm http /www .prevent-abuse-now .com /pandora .htm



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