An Integrated Model of the Casual Factors of Sexual Abuse
|PREREQUISITE FACTORS||–> <–||CONTRIBUTING FACTORS||–> <–||SEX ABUSE*|
|Sexual Arousal to children
Propensity to act on arousal
Culture of male dominance
Traumatic sexual experience as a child
*Since the vast majority of offenders are male, the model assumes a male offender.
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