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Description - Female Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Christine D. Baker

How can we treat survivors of sexual abuse more effectively? Sexual abuse against females is a serious problem in society and there is a need for a greater understanding of the presentation and treatment of adult survivors of sexual abuse. In "Female Survivors of Sexual Abuse", Christine Baker combines her clinical experience with an innovative approach to the treatment of this problem. The book addresses the experience of 180 female adults who were sexually abused in childhood, and provides detailed analyses and treatment approaches. The subject matter is presented in an accessible and compassionate way, imparting personal opinion and experience. It covers: female survivors - their stories, and the evidence; integration, the alliance and the therapist; the survivor's journey to recovery; and the families, disclosure and the role of the mother. This work enables the reader to "enter" the experience of the survivors and follow their progress to recovery, while highlighting the ever-changing state of knowledge in this difficult area. It should be useful to practitioners and students of clinical psychology, counselling, and psychiatry.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415139830
ISBN-10: 041513983X
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Brunner-Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-May-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christine D. Baker

Christine D. Baker is a consultant clinical psychologist practising in Jersey, providing a specialist service for survivors of childhood sexual abuse. She is the co-editor of Psychological Perspectives on Sexual Problems, Routledge, 1993.

Books By Christine D. Baker

Female Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Christine D. Baker
Paperback, May 2002