Many researchers and interviewers have become disenchanted with the practice of using anatomically detailed (AD) dolls during forensic investigations, yet there is still support for doll-assisted interviews. This comment discusses five major concerns about AD dolls, involving child-related and interviewer-related factors. The research findings suggest that individuals who advocate for AD dolls bear the burden of proving that dolls are the best alternative for eliciting information about personally-experienced events from children.
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice|
|State||Published - 29 Apr 2005|
- Anatomically-detailed dolls
- Child abuse
- Forensic investigation