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The Merry-Go-Round of Sexual Abuse : Identifying and Treating Survivors :  Identifying and Treating Survivors - Letitia C. Pallone

The Merry-Go-Round of Sexual Abuse : Identifying and Treating Survivors

Identifying and Treating Survivors

Paperback Published: January 1993
ISBN: 9781560243885
Number Of Pages: 264

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The Merry-Go-Round of Sexual Abuse is a valuable guide to identifying, treating, and breaking the cycle of sexual abuse. Based on 30 years of professional experience in treating offenders and survivors of sexual assault and sexual molestation, Dr. Prendergast provides step-by-step guidelines and specialized treatment techniques most effective in producing change in this group of clients. Each technique is illustrated with pertinent case studies. This is a much-needed guide for professionals who often lack specific training in the identification and treatment of both offenders and survivors of sexual abuse.

Distinguishing Characteristics of Survivors of Sexual Abusep. 1
The Offenderp. 15
The Survivorp. 25
How Survivors Deal with Sexual Trauma, Conscious or Unconsciousp. 43
"Imprinting" as a Result of Early Sexual Seduction/Molestationp. 57
Behavioral Effects of Sexual Traumap. 75
Pre-Treatment Considerationsp. 83
Treatment Issues: Overviewp. 93
Ten Initial Steps in Survivor Treatmentp. 107
Specialized Treatment Techniques for Survivors: Unresolved and Unidentified Sexual Traumap. 129
Specialized Therapy Techniques in Homosexual Abuse and Sexual Assaultp. 147
Specialized Therapy Techniques in Incest and Long-Term Child Sexual Abusep. 169
Self-Confrontation and New Image Formationp. 199
The Triple Damage of Religion and Cults in Sexual Abusep. 211
Conclusionsp. 227
Appendixp. 245
Referencesp. 247
Indexp. 249
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ISBN: 9781560243885
ISBN-10: 1560243880
Series: Haworth Criminal Justice, Forensic Behavioral Sciences & Offender Rehabilitation
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: January 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.29 x 15.44  x 1.73
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1