Child Abuse pp 133-140 | Cite as

The Daughter as a Sexual Victim in the Family

  • O. Ayalon
Part of the Medicolegal Library book series (MEDICOLEGAL, volume 1)


Though it has been both inhibited by imprinting and prohibited by custom and law throughout history, incest is still sufficiently frequent for recognizable behavior patterns within the family to be apparent, to be studied, and even to be predicted. These patterns can be examined from three viewpoints.


Family System Prepubertal Daughter Maternal Role Sexual Aggressor Incest Taboo 
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