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Online "Predators" and Their Victims: Myths, Realities, and Implications for Prevention and Treatment

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Published Date
February, 2008

This article summarizes current research on online sexual victimization and compares it to media accounts. Authors recommend that prevention efforts with adolescents be targeted, age-appropriate, and include frank discussions of sexuality and the hazards of relationships with older people.