Journal of Youth and Adolescence

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 439–451 | Cite as

Comparison of female and male children with sexual behavior problems

  • Jo Ann Ray
  • Diana J. English


This article compares the characteristics of two groups of children, 34 females and 237 males, who exhibit sexual behavior problems and are clients of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Division of Children and Family Services. In addition to the children's demographic variables, descriptions of their families, their sexual-offending behaviors, their victims, other presenting problems, legal actions, and risk of reoffending factors are presented.


Health Service State Department Sexual Behavior Behavior Problem Health Psychology 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jo Ann Ray
    • 1
  • Diana J. English
    • 2
  1. 1.Inland Empire School of Social Work and Human ServicesEastern Washington UniversityCheney
  2. 2.Office of Children's Administration ResearchCheney

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