Epidemiological study on the incidence of childhood abuse experiences among high school students of Sisačko-moslavačka county

Childhood abuse experiences were assessed on a sample of 310 high school students from the Sisačko-Moslavačka County in Croatia, using The Child Abuse Experience Inventory. Internal reliability is satisfactory high (0,950). It is possible to conclude that between 10% and 20% of participants experienced some forms of abuse in childhood, depending on the severity of the child abuse definition used. Very often, children experience several forms of abuse.
Category: Original scientific paper
Volume: Vol. 46, No 4, october - december 2002
Authors: N. Aberle, Ž. Reiner-Banovac
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