Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Sexual Victimization of the Transgender Population
by Fraine, Shawn M., M.A., Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 2018, 51; 10750694
Abstract (Summary)

This study examined sexual victimization, resilience, and revictimization in the transgender community. Participants were recruited nationally through targeted Facebook advertising. This study observed that transgender participants were more likely to experience victimization and revictimization when compared to cisgender participants. It was also observed that transgender participants had more positive attitudes toward help-seeking but scored lower on a resilience scale than cisgender and sexual minorities. Implications will be discussed.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Pawlow, Laura
Commitee: Pettibone, Jonathan, Pomerantz, Andrew
School: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
Department: Psychology
School Location: United States -- Illinois
Source: MAI 57/05M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social psychology, LGBTQ studies, Clinical psychology, Gender studies
Keywords: Gender, Revictimization, Sexuality, Transgender, Trauma, Victimization
Publication Number: 10750694
ISBN: 978-0-355-97267-2
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