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When is a child's forensic statement deemed credible? A comparison of physical and sexual abuse cases.

Abstract:

A large national sample of 4,775 reports of child physical and sexual abuse made in Israel in 2014 was analyzed in order to examine whether assessments of credibility would vary according to abuse type, physical or sexual, and whether child and event characteristics contributing to the probability that reports of abuse would be determined as credible would be similar or different in child physical abuse (CPA) and child sexual abuse (CSA) cases. Results revealed that CPA reports were less like...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1077559517734059

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Education
Role:
Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Child Maltreatment Journal website
Publication date:
2017-10-05
Acceptance date:
2017-09-04
DOI:
EISSN:
1552-6119
ISSN:
1077-5595
Pubs id:
pubs:739116
URN:
uri:1b22f814-634a-4534-a9d9-b4faf8e50f76
UUID:
uuid:1b22f814-634a-4534-a9d9-b4faf8e50f76
Local pid:
pubs:739116

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