Wed Aug 14, 2002
(HealthScoutNews) -- Much so-called "common knowledge" about child sexual abuse is, actually, incorrect. Among many misconceptions on the subject:
- Most pedophiles are homosexuals.
False: The vast majority of child sexual abusers are heterosexual.
- Boys are sexually abused more often than girls.
False: Studies indicate that girls are three times more likely to be sexually abused than boys.