Level of coping of sexually abused female adolescents

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Bachelor of Science in Nursing


sexual Abuse, Adolescents


This study utilized the method of descriptive non-experimental quantitative research. Fifty (50) sexually abused female adolescents served as the main respondents of the study. A purposive non-random sampling was used to identify the respondents. The research instrument used was a self-made questionnaire. Data was analysed using frequency distribution, percentage, mean, t-test, and f-test. Based on the findings, the following conclusions were obtained: (1) the demographic profile of the respondents was primarily composed of high school students, with parents living together, youngest of the family, profess a non-Catholic faith, and the income of the family was less than Php10,000; (2) the study showed that the level of coping for sexually abused female adolescents was very high in the spiritual aspect and higher in terms of physical and psychological aspects; (3) the study showed that there was a significant difference in the level of coping of sexually abused female adolescents when they were grouped according to educational background and ordinal position.

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