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Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Treatment Innovations


April 1995 | 214 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
For the practitioner working with adult survivors of sexual abuse, this book is a must. Offering useful treatment innovations, this volume opens with a clear review of dynamically based theories that provide a solid introduction to understanding and treating adult survivors of sexual abuse. What follows are three chapters dealing with various sexual problems of adult survivors, including sexual dysfunction and sexual compulsivity. The final section of this practical book examines clients with special needs: the very difficult survivor with personality disorders, chemically dependent survivors, male survivors, and the partners of survivors. Well balanced and written in a easy-to-follow style, this volumes provides concrete directions for interventions. Practitioners in the fields of clinical psychology, counseling, social work, and mental health--as well as advanced clinical students--will find this volume an indispensable resource. "From cover to cover, this book provides new and innovative strategies in the treatment of age-old abuse-related problems. Reading it was like taking in a breath of fresh air." --Peter T. Dimock, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker,

 
INTRODUCTION: SEXUAL TRAUMA
Mark F Schwartz, Lori D Galperin and William H Masters
Sexual Trauma within the Context of Traumatic and Inescapable Stress, Neglect and Poisonous Pedagogy
 
PART ONE: HELPING ADULT SURVIVORS WITH SEXUAL PROBLEMS
Jeff Brown
Treating Sexual Dysfunction in Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Assault
Mark F Schwartz, Lori D Galperin and William H Masters
Dissociation and Treatment of Compulsive Re-enactment of Trauma
Sexual Compulsivity  
Mic Hunter
Uncovering the Relationships between a Client's Adult Compulsive Sexual Behavior and Childhood Sexual Abuse
 
PART TWO: HELPING ADULT SURVIVORS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Robert Mayer
Treatment of the Very Difficult Sexual Abuse Survivor
Caryl Trotter
Stages of Recovery and Relapse Prevention for the Chemically Dependent Adult Sexual Trauma Survivor
Betty Button and Allen Dietz
Strengthening the Heartline
Working Partners and Allies of Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse  
Larry A Morris
The Need for a Multidimensional Approach to the Treatment of the Male Sexual Abuse Survivor

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