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From Victim To Survivor : Women Survivors Of Female Perpetrators - Juliann Whetsell Mitchell

From Victim To Survivor

Women Survivors Of Female Perpetrators

Hardcover Published: 1st May 1997
ISBN: 9781560325697
Number Of Pages: 298

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A research-based resource for helping professionals dealing with women who were sexually abused by female perpetrators, mainly mothers and grandmothers, this text focuses on the female perpetrator, defining what treatments have been found workable and providing an overview of the available literature. Secondly, the authors share the results from interviews with 85 women adult women survivors. Their journals, poems and artwork have been collated with what the women themselves have found to be both helpful and counterproductive methods of healing. The authors outline intentions and proceudres for nonverbal methods of treatment that have proved effective in practice.

Background Information and Data Sources
Abusers and Survivorsp. 1
Dissociative Identity Disorderp. 25
Memoryp. 67
Munchausen-by-Proxy Syndromep. 101
Self-Injuryp. 113
Survivors' Sexuality and Identity Developmentp. 129
Female Perpetratorsp. 149
Verbal Treatment Modalities: Giving Voice to the Traumap. 181
Nonverbal Treatment Modalities: Giving Form to the Traumap. 219
Release of Information Formp. 257
Questionnairep. 261
Summary of Datap. 271
Resourcesp. 281
Bibliographyp. 287
Indexp. 289
About the Authorp. 297
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ISBN: 9781560325697
ISBN-10: 1560325690
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 298
Published: 1st May 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.55 x 15.98  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1