Chapter 17. Child Witnesses' Experiences Post-Court: Effects of Legal Involvement

  1. Helen L. Westcott5,
  2. Graham M. Davies6 and
  3. Ray H. C. Bull7
  1. Robin S. Edelstein1,
  2. Gail S. Goodman1,
  3. Simona Ghetti1,
  4. Kristen Weede Alexander1,
  5. Jodi A. Quas2,
  6. Allison D. Redlich3,
  7. Jennifer M. Schaaf4 and
  8. Ingrid M. Cordon1

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713679.ch17

Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice

Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice

How to Cite

Edelstein, R. S., Goodman, G. S., Ghetti, S., Alexander, K. W., Quas, J. A., Redlich, A. D., Schaaf, J. M. and Cordon, I. M. (2002) Child Witnesses' Experiences Post-Court: Effects of Legal Involvement, in Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice (eds H. L. Westcott, G. M. Davies and R. H. C. Bull), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713679.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Faculty of Social Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

  2. 6

    Department of Psychology, University of Leicester, UK

  3. 7

    Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis, California, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine, California, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Psychiatry, Stanford Uniuersity, Stanford, California, USA

  4. 4

    Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471491729

Online ISBN: 9780470713679

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Keywords:

  • retraumatize children;
  • abuse experiences;
  • legal involvement;
  • forensic interviews;
  • adulthood

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Effects of Legal Involvement

  • Reducing the Impact of Legal Stressors

  • Conclusion and Implications

  • References