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I thought I would edit to add a bit of information. First of all for those who don't know, (I didn't until I looked it up when I saw this question for the first time), the term hebephilia has been proposed to split pedophilia and denote the erotic preference for pubescent children (roughly, ages 11 or 12-14), but it has not become widely used. Along with ...


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Rape and sexual assault definitely does not only affect the assaulted, but also the friends and family as they can feel helpless, not knowing what is best to do to help and support the assaulted. As I mentioned in the comments, support groups such as RAINN (US) Call 800 656 4673 or 800 656 HOPE https://www.rainn.org and Survivors Trust (UK) Call 0808 801 ...


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As far as I am aware, there is no such word in the English language as Philia, but it is a suffix within words. Also, the suffix of -philia in a word does not necessarily denote anything sexual. The -philia suffix denotes one of the following (Merriam-Webster, n.d.): friendly feeling toward(as in Francophilia) tendency toward(as in hemophilia) abnormal ...


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The following is a culmination of research I have conducted over a long time on the very subject. The term "statutory rape" This is a generic term and some consider it to include just victims under the age of consent, and some consider it to include victims aged 16-18 or older who are being taught in college/university.  Therefore, I would first like to ...


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Most recent reviews have been fairly decisive on the negative impact of child sexual abuse in general (though noting much variability in outcomes), but uncertain as to the specific effect of age of onset (hebephilia vs pedophilia): Beitchman et al (1992): The existing literature on the long-term sequelae of child sexual abuse is reviewed. The evidence ...


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