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[Risk assessment for child sexual abuse in the American legal practice]

KÓRÁSZ Krisztián1

DECEMBER 10, 2019

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2019;29(12)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33616/lam.29.061

[The paper gives introspection into the child sexual abuse risk assessment practice in the USA by reviewing the literature. According to the definition of the World Health Organization, sexual assault is considered to be any act involving a child in a sexual activity if he or she can not be considered as prepared for the child's age or development. The author also makes an attempt to present some issues and pos­sible solutions regarding the current practice. ]

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  1. Lakes District Health Board, Rotorua, Új-Zéland, Crisis Assessment Treatment Team, Mental Health & Addiction Services

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