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Polyvictimization: Children's Exposure to Multiple Types of Violence, Crime, and Abuse

NCJ Number
Date Published
October 2011
12 pages
This bulletin from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention presents findings from the 2008 National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence regarding children’s exposure to multiple types of violence, crime, and abuse.
This bulletin focuses on polyvictimization, which is defined as having experienced multiple victimization of different kinds, such as sexual abuse, physical abuse, bullying, and exposure to family violence.

Date Published: October 1, 2011