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Adolescent victims with an intellectual disability : perceived credibility in cases of sexual abuse

Harridge, Alana 2011, Adolescent victims with an intellectual disability : perceived credibility in cases of sexual abuse, D.Psych (F) thesis, School of Psychology, Deakin University.

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Title Adolescent victims with an intellectual disability : perceived credibility in cases of sexual abuse
Alternative title Treating sexual offenders who deny and minimise their offending behaviour
Author Harridge, Alana
Institution Deakin University
School School of Psychology
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name D.Psych (F)
Thesis advisor McVilly, Keith
Hamilton, David
Date submitted 2011-11-24
Keyword(s) people with mental disabilities
sexual abuse victims
jurors perceptions
sexual offending behaviour
cognitive therapy
recidivism
Summary The study aimed to assess perceptions of the credibility of adolescent victims with intellectual disability. Results revealed that victim and participant characteristics influenced perceptions of the credibility of the victim and verdict responses. Findings related to the level of ID, type of offence, perceptions of competency, honesty, suggestibility, and gender of victim and participant.
Language eng
Description of original 234 p. ; 129 p. : 2 PDF files
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Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30041760

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