Childhood Sexual Abuse Book

Childhood Sexual Abuse


  • Author : Paul E. Mullen
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 1999-02-02
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452221526
  • Total Read : 98
  • File Size : 5,5 Mb

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Childhood Sexual Abuse Summary:

This book critically reviews research into child sexual abuse (CSA), and provides a concise and clear guide to current knowledge. The topics covered include: the prevalence of CSA; who molests children; the effects of such abuse, both immediate and long term; the risk factors for abuse; and the influences and interventions that may amplify or ameliorate the impact of CSA on the victim. Areas of debate, such as the false memory syndrome, are approached in terms of the research data relevant to their resolution.

Healing from the Trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse Book

Healing from the Trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse


  • Author : Karen A. Duncan
  • Publisher : Penn State Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 10 : 0275980847
  • Total Read : 89
  • File Size : 10,9 Mb

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Answers questions that traumatized women frequently ask about childhood sexual abuse, shares stories of women in recovery, and offers a guide to healing the traumatic effects of this hidden abuse.

Child Sexual Abuse Book

Child Sexual Abuse


  • Author : India Bryce
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-06
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 325
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128194348
  • Total Read : 98
  • File Size : 8,8 Mb

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Child Sexual Abuse Summary:

Child Sexual Abuse: Forensic Issues in Evidence, Impact, and Management approaches the issue of child sexual abuse from several viewpoints. First, child abuse will be considered from both victimization and offending perspectives and, although empirical scholarship will inform much of the content, there will be applied material from experts and practitioners in the field - from policing to child safety to intelligence. This is a significant divergence from literature most commonly provided in the market. Additionally, contemporary scholarship on issues surrounding child abuse includes (but is not limited to) typologies (such as psychological, sexual and physical abuse, and neglect), risk and protective factors (at individual and community levels), recognition, responses, biopsychosocial outcomes (dealt with in discrete chapters), public policy, prevention, institutional abuse, children and corrections, treatment and management (including global comparisons), and myths and fallacies (e.g. outcomes for children of same-sex marriages).

Child Sexual Abuse Book

Child Sexual Abuse


  • Author : Margaret-Ellen Pipe
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2013-05-13
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135592226
  • Total Read : 88
  • File Size : 19,5 Mb

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First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Confronting Child Sexual Abuse Book

Confronting Child Sexual Abuse


  • Author : Anne M. Nurse
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 2021-02-05
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN 10 : 9781643150321
  • Total Read : 67
  • File Size : 13,7 Mb

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Confronting Child Sexual Abuse Summary:

Most people get information about child sexual abuse from media coverage, social movements, or conversations with family and friends. Confronting Child Sexual Abuse describes how these forces shape our views of victims and offenders, while also providing an in-depth look at prevention efforts and current research. Sociologist Anne Nurse has synthesized studies spanning the fields of psychology, sociology, communications, criminology, and political science to produce this nuanced, accessible, and up-to-date account. Topics include the prevalence of abuse, the impact of abuse on victims and families, offender characteristics, abuse in institutions, and the efficacy of treatments. Written for people who care for kids, for students considering careers in criminal justice or human services, and for anyone seeking information about this devastating issue, Nurse’s book offers new public policy ideas as well as practical suggestions on how to engage in prevention work. Interactive links to studies, videos, and podcasts connect readers to further resources.

Understanding the Effects of Child Sexual Abuse Book

Understanding the Effects of Child Sexual Abuse


  • Author : Sam Warner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2009-01-13
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134238316
  • Total Read : 85
  • File Size : 17,9 Mb

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Understanding the Effects of Child Sexual Abuse Summary:

Child sexual abuse is a global problem that negatively affects many women and girls. As such, it has long been of concern to feminists, and more recently mental health activists. This book draws on this revolutionary legacy, feminism and post-structuralism to critically examine current perceptions of women, girls and child abuse in psychology, psychiatry and the mass media, and to re-evaluate mainstream and feminist approaches to this subject. The book aims to contribute to the ongoing development of a knowledge-base for working with abused women and girls, and demonstrates the need to question the use of formulaic methods in working with abused women and girls. It calls for an explicit concern with politics, principles and ethics in the related areas of theory, research and practice. Using research into women who have been sexually abused in childhood, and who are detained in maximum security mental health care, Sam Warner explores and identifies key principles for practice. A social recovery model of intervention is developed, and case study examples are used to demonstrate its applicability in a range of practice areas. These include abuse psychotherapy; expert witness reports in child protection; with mothers of abused girls; and with women and girls in secure care contexts. This thorough investigation of this emotive issue provides a clear theoretical and practical framework for understanding and coping with child sexual abuse. This book will be of interest to anyone who works with children and adults who have been abused. This includes clinical psychologists, therapists and other professionals that work in mental health, psychotherapy and social services; and legal settings within both community and secure care contexts. It should also be essential reading for students and academics in this area.

Understanding Child Sexual Abuse Book

Understanding Child Sexual Abuse


  • Author : Edward L. Rowan
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release Date : 2009-09-18
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 102
  • ISBN 10 : 9781604730708
  • Total Read : 74
  • File Size : 17,5 Mb

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The number of confirmed cases of child sexual abuse in the United States rose from 6,000 in 1976 to 113,000 in 1985 and rose again to 300,000 in 2000. Understanding Child Sexual Abuse explores the dynamics, effects, treatment options, and preventive measures available to both the children and the adults involved in child sexual abuse. Chapters provide emphasis and guidance on seeking counseling; pathways for victims to seek renewed, healthy, and productive lives; options available for rehabilitating abusers; personality traits common to abusers; victim responses to the trauma of abuse; outlines of work now underway to understand neurobiological aspects of disorders that may lead to abuse; appropriate treatments for victims and offenders; and an overview of recommended books, websites, and other resources for further reading.

Child Sexual Abuse Book

Child Sexual Abuse


  • Author : Julia Davidson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2008-05-07
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135308223
  • Total Read : 95
  • File Size : 14,8 Mb

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Child Sexual Abuse critically evaluates the development of policy and legislative measures to control sex offenders. The last fifteen years has seen increasing concern on the part of the government, criminal justice agencies, the media and the public, regarding child sexual abuse. This concern has been prompted by a series of events including cases inviting media attention and involving the abduction, sexual abuse and murder of young children. The response to this wave of child sexual abuse revelation has been to introduce increasingly punitive legislation regarding the punishment and control of sex offenders (sex offenders are the only group of offenders in British legal history to have their own act), both in custody and in the community. But this response, it is argued here, has developed in a reactionary way to media and public anxiety regarding the punishment and control of sex offenders (who have abused children) and the perceived threat of such offenders in the community.