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NCJ Number: 155615 Find in a Library
Title: Adult Survivors of Childhood Emotional, Physical, and Sexual Abuse: Dynamics and Treatment
Author(s): F G Cruz; L Essen
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 226
Sponsoring Agency: Jason Aronson, Inc
Northvale, NJ 07647
Publication Number: ISBN 0-87668-406-1
Sale Source: Jason Aronson, Inc
Publicity Manager
230 Livingston Street
Northvale, NJ 07647
United States of America
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Written by therapists with extensive experience in treating adults who were emotionally, physically, or sexually abused as children, this treatment manual provides specific guidance regarding the assessment and treatment techniques for these individuals.
Abstract: The text is intended for use by therapists across a wide spectrum of orientations. It provides a step-by-step description and understanding of the different phases of treatment. Individual chapters cover a broad spectrum of multimodality treatment strategies for clinical intervention, including dynamic and cognitive approaches; transference and countertransference issues; the therapeutic relationship; grief work; and the special clinical problems in the treatment of this population. Case vignettes, figures, index, and 122 references
Main Term(s): Victim services
Index Term(s): Abused children; Adult survivors of child sexual abuse; Sexual assault victims; Treatment techniques
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