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Appendix A: Need for the Study
Pages 193-196

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... In the case of estimates of rape and sexual assault from self-report surveys, two schools of thought have emerged with somewhat different goals and very different methodologies. One group emphasizes the criminal justice perspective, and the other takes a public health approach.
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... is the icon of this approach and has introduced specific procedures that have become identified with the criminal justice school. The public health approach emphasizes victimization as a condition that endures over time and requires treatment to restore the victim.
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... The survey should also provide detailed information on the victimization incident, the sequelae of victimization, and the criminal justice and treatment responses. Finally, the panel is asked to work closely with Westat in field testing the recommended design.

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