: What are your thoughts after reviewing The Traumatic Impact of Child Sexual Abuse? For the perpetrator of a crime, is this a mitigating factor that reduces culpability? How so or why not?

Our text shares with us that “acting-out behavior – running away, attempting suicide, engaging in self-mutilation, becoming sexually promiscuous, being on drugs, and having a high level of apathy” can be seen in teens who have been sexually abused as very young children.

What are your thoughts after reviewing The Traumatic Impact of Child Sexual Abuse? For the perpetrator of a crime, is this a mitigating factor that reduces culpability? How so or why not?