QUT ePrints

Mother-child communication about sexual abuse prevention

Walsh, Kerryann M., Brandon, Leisa, & Chirio, lisa (2012) Mother-child communication about sexual abuse prevention. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 21(4), pp. 399-421.

View at publisher

Abstract

Two hundred and twelve Australian mothers completed an online survey examining features of mother-child communication about child sexual abuse prevention. Two-thirds (67.5%) of respondents had discussed child sexual abuse prevention with their children. Proportions of mothers talking with their children about child sexual abuse prevention varied according to age range (highest for mothers with children aged 5-12 years) and only child status (lowest for mothers of only children). The number of topics discussed with their children differed according to child gender (greater number of topics discussed by mothers with both girls and boys) and age range (greater number of topics discussed by mothers with children aged 5-12 years). These findings provide new insights into mother-child communication about child sexual abuse prevention.

Impact and interest:

3 citations in Scopus
Search Google Scholar™
3 citations in Web of Science®

Citation countsare sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

Full-text downloads:

65 since deposited on 21 Jun 2012
63 in the past twelve months

Full-text downloadsdisplays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.

ID Code: 51013
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional URLs:
Keywords: sexual abuse prevention, sex education, parent-child communication,, sexuality education, sexual socialization
DOI: 10.1080/10538712.2012.675424
ISSN: 1053-8712
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Gender Sexuality and Education (130308)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
Copyright Statement: "This is an Author's Original Manuscript of an article whose final and definitive form, the Version of Record, has been published in the [Journal of Child Sexual Abuse] [2012] [copyright Taylor & Francis], available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/10538712.2012.675424."
Deposited On: 22 Jun 2012 08:30
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2014 15:12

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page