Innocence Destroyed: A Study of Child Sexual Abuse, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Innocence Destroyed

A Study of Child Sexual Abuse, 1st Edition

By Jean Renvoize


200 pages

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Paperback: 9781138292734
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How common is child sexual abuse? How can victims and abusers best be treated? In Innocence Destroyed, originally published in 1993, the author uses interviews with victims and with experienced professionals, as well as new data from Britain, North America and Australia, to give a clear picture of the problem of child sexual abuse – its extent, its effects, and the most up-to-date recommendations for treating its victims and preventing its recurrence at the time. For those new to the subject, her book provides a readable account of a complex area, and for the more experienced worker it gives as invaluable overview of the findings of other professionals in the field.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. A Victim’s Story 2. Outlines 3. Myths 4. Incidence of Child Sexual Abuse and How to Discover It 5. The Victims 6. The Abusers 7. Families 8. The After-Effects of Child Sexual Abuse 9. Outlines of Treatment. Bibliography. Index.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Abuse / Child Abuse
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sexual Abuse & Harassment