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Sexual Violence: Longitudinal, Multigenerational Evidence from the National Youth Survey

General Material

The purpose of this study was to examine data from the National Youth Survey Family Study (NYSFS) in order to assess the prevalence of sexual assault in a nationally representative sample and to examine the patterns of behavior among the NYSFS original respondents who were sexual assaulters in adolescence and young adulthood with the behaviors of their children at the same age.