An Adlerian treatment of adults with a history of childhood sexual abuse
- Sexually-molested children. // Children Today;Jan/Feb85, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p9
Sexually-molested children learn strategies to defend themselves psychologically, depending upon the circumstances of their abuse. This study considers the victim's gender, age, duration of abuse, time lapse before evaluation, adult support given, and the types of defense mechanisms which...
- I will keep them from harm and injustice. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct92, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p2
Reports that June 16 the American Medical Association (AMA) released updated guidelines on sexual and physical abuse of children and first-ever protocols regarding domestic violence between partners. M. Roy Schwartz; What doctors should document; The study of primary care providers reported in...
- Childhood sexual abuse as an antecedent to obesity. // Obesity & Health;Jul/Aug92, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p66
Reports that obesity and compulsive eating are often cited by survivors of childhood sexual abuse as a way to cope. Causal relationship between childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and obesity; Obesity theory; Reactive response to a loss or other traumatic event; A way to cope with anxiety, fear,...
- Treating the adolescent victim-turned-offender. Muster, Nori J. // Adolescence;Summer92, Vol. 27 Issue 106, p441
Presents a survey of professionals in the sexual abuse treatment field that assessed attitudes toward juvenile sex offender treatment. Theoretical viewpoints and therapy; Survey of experts in the field; Discussion.
- Interrupting the reenactment cycle: Psychotherapy of a sexually traumatized boy. Ellis, Philip L.; Piersma, Harry L. // American Journal of Psychotherapy;Oct1990, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p525
Describes the individual psychotherapy of an eight-year-old boy who had been sexually traumatized by his biological father. Breaking the reenactment cycle; Facilitation of the expression of the positive and the negative feelings the boy had toward his father; Child sexual abuse as a major public...
- Troubling memories. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Feb1994, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p4
Reports on adults' recollections of repressed memories of sexual abuse as children. Labels given to the phenomenon; Mental health controversy over recalled memories; False memories of abuse; Memories' lack of complete accuracy; Charges of witchhunt; Suggestions for evaluating a psychologist and...
- Denigration of a victim in group psychotherapy by violent vs seductive sex offenders. Eisenman, Russell // Psychological Reports;Apr93, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p413
Reports on the distinction between violent and seductive sex offenders based on their admission during psychotherapy sessions of denigrating their victims. Child molesters; Observation method; Fischer exact probability test.
- Childhood sexual abuse. Lever, Janet; Schwartz, Pepper // Glamour;Jan94, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p27
Gives information on childhood sexual abuse among females. Psychological impact; Percentage of women with difficulty to share their experience; Factors contributing to psychological recovery.
- Doors of memory. Watters, Ethan // Mother Jones;Jan/Feb93, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p24
Discusses how psyschotherapists have helped thousands of people discover repressed memories of childhood sexual abuse, and how many of those memories may be false. Story of daughter who discovered that she had been sexually abused by her father; Father's denial; Additional accusations by...