Betrayal of Innocence: Incest and Its Devastation; Revised Edition


A revised edition of the author's classic study on the traumatic effects of incest.

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A revised edition of the author's classic study on the traumatic effects of incest.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780140110029
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/28/1988
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 785,745
  • Product dimensions: 5.08 (w) x 7.68 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Betrayal of Innocence: An Introduction 1
2 The Incest Taboo 7
3 The Victim's Anguish 19
4 The Aggressor's Bitter Victory 31
5 The Silent Partner 45
6 Father-Daughter Incest 55
7 Mother-Son Incest 72
8 Sibling Incest 83
9 Grandfather-Granddaughter Incest 99
10 Mother-Daughter Incest 115
11 Father-Son Incest 130
12 Incest and the Law 142
13 Learning to Trust Again 160
Appendix Treatment Resources 177
Bibliography 185
Index 191
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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2002

    My Father Says Every Parent Should Read It!

    My older brother sexually abused me as I was growing up, and I have been in therapy as a result. Sharing this information with my recently widowed father was paramount in my healing. I read this entire book in one seating, on the livingroom floor after just receiving it.My father is now reading it and professing it's strength and honesty. 'A MUST READ FOR ALL PARENTS',his own words.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 2, 2001


    If your child has been molested by a family member, you should read this book. This is the best book on the subject. It helped me to understand why he was capapable of doing such a horrible thing to the kids.

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