Generally, victimology refers to the study of victims. For the purpose of this chapter, victimology is specifically related to the study of victims of crime, more specifically still, child victims of sexual abuse. This chapter begins by considering the age at which individuals transition from child to adolescent, before turning to the various types of child sexual abuse a victimology may be conducted on.
|Title of host publication||Child Sexual Abuse|
|Subtitle of host publication||Forensic Issues in Evidence, Impact, and Management|
|Editors||India Bryce, Wayne Petherick|
|Place of Publication||San Diego, CA|
|Number of pages||18|
|Publication status||Published - 2020|
Petherick, W. A. (2020). Forensic Victimology in Child Sexual Abuse. In I. Bryce, & W. Petherick (Eds.), Child Sexual Abuse: Forensic Issues in Evidence, Impact, and Management (pp. 161-178). Academic Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819434-8.00009-X