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NCJ Number: 154790 Find in a Library
Title: Cognitive Processing Therapy for Rape Victims: A Treatment Manual
Author(s): P A Resick; M K Schnicke
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 189
Sponsoring Agency: Sage Publications, Inc
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Publication Number: ISBN 0-8039-4902-2
Sale Source: Sage Publications, Inc
2455 Teller Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This manual introduces a method of cognitive processing therapy for rape victims.
Abstract: The first section discusses rape and its aftermath in terms of symptoms and recovery patterns, information processing theory and relevant treatments, and diagnosis and assessment. The treatment method described here consists of 12 sessions covering an introduction and education phase, meaning of the event, identification of thoughts and feelings, remembering the rape, identification of stuck points, challenging questions, faulty thinking patterns, safety issues, trust issues, power and control issues, esteem issues, and intimacy issues. Special considerations are explored in terms of group versus individual therapy, tips on running groups, client characteristics that may affect treatment, therapist considerations, and results of cognitive processing therapy. 54 references
Main Term(s): Victims of Crime
Index Term(s): Cognitive therapy; Rape counseling
Note: Interpersonal Violence: The Practice Series.
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