The Journal of Adult Protection: Volume 5 Issue 3

Evidence-based practice in relation to safeguarding adults

Subjects:

Table of contents

The sexual abuse of people with learning difficulties: the problem and possible solutions

Alison Tarrant

This article explores the law relating to the sexual abuse of people with learning difficulties and proposes a number of key changes that need to take place in order to…

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The sexual abuse of people with learning difficulties: do we need a social model approach to vulnerability?

Guy Wishart

Many factors have been identified as being responsible for increasing the vulnerability of people with learning difficulties to sexual abuse. However, there has not been a…

The psychotherapeutic needs of people with learning difficulties who have been sexually abused

Alan Corbett

This article emphasises the importance of meeting the counselling and therapy needs of people with learning difficulties who have been sexually abused, citing a case study…

Drawing a line between consented and abusive sexual experiences: the complexities for women with learning difficulties

Michelle McCarthy

This article explores the sexual experiences of women with learning difficulties, highlighting the blurred nature of the boundary between abusive and consented sex.

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Cover of The Journal of Adult Protection

ISSN:

1466-8203

Online date, start – end:

1999

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:

hybrid

Editors:

  • Dr Bridget Penhale
  • Dr Margaret Flynn