Title

Psychological, cultural and family factors in incest and family sexual abuse

Abstract

This paper reviews clinical experience and research evidence about father-daughter incest and family sexual abuse and suggests six factors important in its etiology: the personal characteristics of the offender, the role of the mother, a milieu of abandonment, subcultural isolation, poor family sexual boundaries, and opportunity factors.

Publication Date

1978

Journal Title

Journal of Marriage and Family Counseling

Publisher

Wiley

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1111/j.1752-0606.1978.tb00539.x

Document Type

Article

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