The effects of early childhood sexual abuse on substance use among adolescent females housed in an emergency shelter
Date of Award
College of Liberal Arts
Type of Degree
Roger P. Mooney
Stephen L. O’Keefe
This research studied the effects of childhood sexual abuse on substance use in adolescent females. Eighty females from The Cherry Hill Shelter located in Daniels, West Virginia were involved in the research. This research involved a between-subjects random design. The data was analyzed using the chi-square technique. Race, history of sexual abuse, history of substance use, and residence were involved in the analysis. The results of the chi-square technique indicated that early childhood sexual abuse and substance use among adolescent females are independent of each other. Recommendations for future research were made
Sexually abused children – Substance use – West Virginia.
Sexual abuse victims – Substance use – West Virginia.
Bahmed, Randa, "The effects of early childhood sexual abuse on substance use among adolescent females housed in an emergency shelter" (2000). Theses, Dissertations and Capstones. 1553.
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