Allegations of child sexual abuse
For Family & Friends, Female Survivors, Male Survivors, Students, Workers
In this article, challenges to the reliability of children's testimony are discussed. Increasing concern over possible false allegations of sexual abuse by children has led to a spate of laboratory studies that demonstrate the conditions under which children report false information.
Accurate and truthful disclosures, false allegations, and false denials
By Kay Bussey, Senior Lecturer, School of Behavioural Sciences, Macquarie University
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