Past and Current Abuse Experience Assessment

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This assessment includes physical, sexual and emotional abuse items. In each domain the participant is asked to report: lifetime occurrence (YES/NO); lifetime frequency (4-point scale from once to regularly); need for medical treatment (YES/NO); use of medical treatment (YES/NO); length of time since last occurrence; occurrence with main partner (YES/NO); occurrence with other than main partner (YES/NO); and past 3 month frequency (on a 1 – 6 scale of daily to no occurrence). Participants are also asked age of first sexual abuse and description of perpetrator (e.g. different family members, strangers, etc). It has been shown that abuse is positively associated with sexual risk behavior.
Interpersonal Relationships/Culture

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