Delayed disclosure of alleged child abuse victims in Israel

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This study identifies characteristics of alleged child abuse victims that are associated with delayed disclosure of abuse. The database includes all alleged victims investigated in Israel between 1998 and 2004. Analyses suggest that most children delay disclosure and that delay is associated with type of abuse, child's age and gender, relationship to suspect and characteristics of abusive event.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)444-450
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Orthopsychiatry
Issue number4
StatePublished - Oct 2006


  • Child abuse
  • Delay
  • Disclosure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Psychology (miscellaneous)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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