Prevalence of sexual abuse of people with intellectual disabilities in Taiwan

Shu Man Pan*

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研究成果: 雜誌貢獻期刊論文同行評審

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摘要

Although sexual abuse of people with intellectual disabilities has emerged as a major issue in the West over recent years, few researchers have examined this issue in Taiwan. The prevalence and current state of sexual abuse for people with intellectual disabilities in Taiwan were investigated here. Results of face-to-face interviews with 336 subjects revealed that the prevalence of sexual abuse for this population is 5.4%. This low prevalence of sexual abuse has certain cultural implications; most people with intellectual disabilities live in supported living settings and are, therefore, excluded from community life. Increased effort is needed to develop effective service programs for abuse prevention and strategies should be developed to improve the limitations in the present study.

原文英語
頁(從 - 到)373-379
頁數7
期刊Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
45
發行號6
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2007 12月

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 兒科、圍產兒和兒童健康
  • 教育
  • 發展與教育心理學
  • 社區和家庭護理
  • 精神病學和心理健康

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