TITLE

THE TREATMENT OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL TRAUMA IN CHRONICALLY MENTALLY ILL ADULTS

AUTHOR(S)
Herder, David Den; Redner, Lori
PUB. DATE
February 1991
SOURCE
Health & Social Work;Feb1991, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Mental health treatment providers are becoming increasingly aware of the negative effects of childhood sexual abuse. Recent research has revealed that many adult psychiatric patients are victims of childhood sexual abuse and that their symptoms are directly related to that abuse. This article describes a treatment approach that provides intensive group therapy in a case management setting for chronically mentally ill adult women who are survivors of childhood sexual trauma.
ACCESSION #
9602221914

 

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