Child Abuse Trauma: Theory and Treatment of the Lasting Effects

Child Abuse Trauma: Theory and Treatment of the Lasting Effects

by John N. Briere
     
 

This volume considers the unique and overlapping long-term effects of all major forms of child maltreatment. The author integrates information on seven types of child abuse and neglect - ranging from sexual and physical abuse to mistreatment by alcoholic or drug-addicted parents - and outlines the complex ways in which abuse impacts on later psychosocialSee more details below

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This volume considers the unique and overlapping long-term effects of all major forms of child maltreatment. The author integrates information on seven types of child abuse and neglect - ranging from sexual and physical abuse to mistreatment by alcoholic or drug-addicted parents - and outlines the complex ways in which abuse impacts on later psychosocial functioning.

Briere reframes traditional notions of psychopathology and describes treatment approaches to abuse-related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, interpersonal dysfunction, self-destructive behaviour, impaired self-reference and borderline personality disorder. Child Abuse Trauma will be an invaluable resource for abuse specialists and for general therap

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803937123
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/21/1992
Series:
Interpersonal Violence: The Practice Series, #2
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Lucy Berliner
Preface - David Finkelhor
Introduction
PART ONE: INCIDENCE OF CHILD ABUSE
Type and Forms of Child Maltreatment
PART TWO: THE LONG-TERM IMPACTS OF CHILD ABUSE: INTEGRATION OF RESEARCH AND THEORY
Long-Term Impacts of Child Abuse I
Psychological Responses
Long-Term Impacts of Child Abuse II
Behaviors and Relationships
PART THREE: EXPLORING THE SOLUTION: ABUSE-FOCUSED PSYCHOTHERAPY
Philosophy of Treatment
Parameters of Treatment I
Process Issues
Parameters of Treatment II
Intervention Approaches
Special Issues in Abuse-Focused Therapy
Summary
Appendix
The Child Maltreatment Interview Schedule

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