Child Molesters, Child Rapists, and Child Sexual Abuse : Why and How Sex Offenders Abuse: Child Molestation, Rape, and Incest Stories, Studies, and Models

Child Molesters, Child Rapists, and Child Sexual Abuse : Why and How Sex Offenders Abuse: Child Molestation, Rape, and Incest Stories, Studies, and Models

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by Lynn Daugherty Dr.
     
 

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Why would anyone sexually abuse a child?

How does it happen!

Dr. Lynn Daugherty, clinical psychologist and award-winning author of the classic bestseller "Why Me? Help for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse (Even if they are adults now)," addresses these difficult questions in "Child Molesters, Child Rapists, and Child Sexual Abuse."

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Why would anyone sexually abuse a child?

How does it happen!

Dr. Lynn Daugherty, clinical psychologist and award-winning author of the classic bestseller "Why Me? Help for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse (Even if they are adults now)," addresses these difficult questions in "Child Molesters, Child Rapists, and Child Sexual Abuse."

Clear explanations in easy-to-understand language, illustrated with stories from both victims and abusers, help you:

~ Recognize circumstances that allow child sexual abuse to take place.

~ Identify motivations of different types of sex offenders: regressed vs fixated child molesters, anger vs power vs sadistic child rapists, female abusers, adolescent abusers, sociopaths.

~ Understand why and how someone could sexually abuse a child.

Dr. Daugherty guides parents, former victims, mental health professionals new to the field, and the general public to understanding those who sexually abuse children with this concise new book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781482688399
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
03/07/2013
Pages:
92
Sales rank:
272,580
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Lynn Daugherty has been bringing hope and healing to former victims of child sexual abuse, and to their families, for more than twenty-five years.

Treating children, adolescents, and adults who were victims of molestation, rape, and incest was the primary focus of Dr. Daugherty's New Mexico psychology practice, although she had previously worked extensively with sex offenders as director of a forensic evaluation team.

Dr. Daugherty wrote her award-winning bestseller, "Why Me? Help for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse (Even if they are adults now)," as a beginning self-help book for former abuse victims who want to understand more about child sexual abuse and begin changing its effects on their lives. It is available as an ebook and in paperback.

"Voices of Survivors," containing selections from the longer book, presents stories of former victims, along with other basic information about child sexual abuse. These stories form an especially powerful part of the self-help book. They let former victims know they are not alone, that others have survived similar experiences of abuse.

In "Listening and Talking to Your Sexually Abused Child" Dr. Daugherty guides parents to a stronger relationship with their child as they begin the journey to recovery.
Dr. Daugherty wrote "Child Molesters, Child Rapists, and Child Sexual Abuse," to help former victims, and the general public, understand more about how child sexual abuse takes place and what motivates abusers. It reinforces the idea that children are not abused because there is something "wrong" with them, but because there is something "wrong" with the abuser.

A former National Science Foundation Fellow, adjunct university professor, and internationally respected expert on child sexual abuse, Dr. Daugherty and her husband, a retired attorney, now divide their time between New Mexico and Florida where Dr. Daugherty concentrates on her writing.

Lynn Daugherty's study of psychology began at Middlebury College in Vermont and continued at the University of Tulsa and the University of Montana. There she completed a Ph.D. and a postdoctoral training program in clinical psychology. In addition to writing for the general public, she has published research in a variety of professional journals.

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Child Molesters, Child Rapists, and Child Sexual Abuse: Why and How Sex Offenders Abuse: Child Molestation, Rape, and Incest Stories, Studies, and Mod 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is more like a general brochure of information. It took me about an hour to read. I would say it's not worth the cost.
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I found out during a pap test like 5 months ago... i completely shut him out after i found out. I am 12 years old. Who rapes his own child? Now i can never have the experience of losing my virginity...
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
How could you guys like this book!Its harrasment
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome stories! Theyre so juicy! :)
P-Wells More than 1 year ago
As a victim of abuse this is not an easy book to read but at the same time it's helpful to read. The author does a very good job of describing the different type of abusers. In my case it helped me to understand something more about my own abuser and the sickness behind it. Dr. Lynn Daughtery explains, of course, that in each case it is NEVER the victims fault no matter how sick the attacker is! This is important for every victim to understand. I DO think it helps in the healing process to understand something about the attacker as well. Most people just want to see them castrated and locked away forever! An understandable thought and one I can relate to. There IS help and treatment for them though and personally speaking I would have liked to have seen my attacker get help if possible, however he passed away several years ago. The author talks about how abuse affects the whole family and how to go about getting help. This is an extremely emotional topic and can be very disruptive for the entire family. It can also be a time for the family to pull together, seek help and stand united in support of the victim. If the abuser is part of the family that can certainly make it more difficult but there is help out there and the author lists several resources in her book. If you are a victim, abuser or love someone who is, then this is an excellent book to read. It's not overly long and it's not weighted down with technical language that's hard to understand. I highly recommend this book for anyone who is struggling in this area!
Tiffany Baier More than 1 year ago
Worst book ever