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Father-son incest: case report and review of the literature

  • Kieran C Murphy and Rory K Shelley (a1)

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A case report of father-son incest is described. A review of the literature suggests that father-son incest may be significantly under-reported. We suggest that this may be because it is seldom sought after and even less readily recognised. The possibility of the male incest victim should be considered in males who present with depression, severe anxiety, low self-esteem and difficulties with sexual orientation.

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