The Psychology of Sexual Victimization: A Handbook

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Michele Antoinette Paludi
Greenwood Publishing Group, 1999 - 255 páginas

A scholarly handbook focusing on variables that assist in confronting and preventing the forms of sexual victimization, which include rape, child abductions, battering, sexual harassment, and incest. Resources include parent and teacher training, public education and awareness, and psychotherapeutic techniques for families and friends of victims as well as the victims themselves. All contributors to this handbook have been active in research, advocacy, and legislation in sexual victimization of children, adolescents, and adults. It will be of special interest to individuals who work in the area of sexual victimization: psychologists and psychiatrists, social workers, attorneys, policymakers, agency and shelter volunteers and professionals, clergy, and faculty and students in psychology, women's studies, law, medicine.

 

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The Resilience of the Human Psyche Recognition and Treatment of the Adult Survivor of Incest
1
Sexual victimization in Dating and Marital Relationships
29
Physical Violence in Dating Relationships
31
Observers Blaming of Battered Wives Who What When and Why?
53
Sexual Victimization by Strangers
93
Stranger Rape
95
Sexual Victimization in Educational and Work Setting
115
Sexual Harassment in Education and the Workplace A View from the Field of Psychology
117
Sexual Victimization Responses of the US Congress
169
Sexual Victimization Resources for Teaching Research and Advocacy
183
Parental Kidnapping and Child Abuse What Is the Appropriate Intervention?
185
One Womans Story The Development of SESAME
195
Teaching about Sexual Harassment in the Undergraduate Psychology Curriculum
209
Appendices
221
Selected Bibliography
235
Index
239

Sexual Victimization Legal and Legislative Responses
147
The Law and Workplace Sexual Harassment
149

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Página 5 - The predominant disturbance is one or more episodes of inability to recall important personal information, usually of a traumatic or stressful nature, that is too extensive to be explained by ordinary forgetfulness.
Página xii - Reform-statutes rape is defined as nonconsensual sexual penetration of an adolescent or adult obtained by physical force, by threat of bodily harm, or when the victim is incapable of giving consent by virtue of mental illness, mental retardation, or intoxication.

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MICHELE ANTOINETTE PALUDI is the president of Paludi & Associates, consultants in sexual harassment.

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