What is being done to prevent rape occurring? How do survivors deal with the trauma of rape? How are local agencies dealing with the increased incidence of rape? How effective are treatment programmes, where available? From the causes of rape to its long-lasting effects, from disclosure to treatment, The Rape Victim offers the most complete review to date of this crime. The authors address the trauma of rape, prevention, rape as a community issue, rape crisis centres, and clinical and group treatment for survivors.