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Sexual Abuse in Day Care
Sexual abuse in day care

In the intervening years since the publication of the first edition of this book, the public perception and, to some extent, the professional perception of allegations of sexual abuse in day care have been transformed. Whereas 10 years ago the issue was the danger of day care because of its potential as a context for sexual abuse, today allegations of sexual abuse in day care elicit a skeptical response. Currently, the first reactions to a report of sexual abuse in day care are often concerns for the accused; considerations of the suggestibility of young children (Ceci & Bruck, 1995); consideration of the possibility that parents have overreacted to their children's behavior or statements and asked leading ...

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