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How Long Does It Hurt? : A Guide to Recovering from Incest and Sexual Abuse for Teenagers, Their Friends, and Their Families

How Long Does It Hurt? : A Guide to Recovering from Incest and Sexual Abuse for Teenagers, Their Friends, and Their Families

Author: Cynthia L Mather and Kristina E Debye
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How Long Does It Hurt? is the revised and updated edition of the best--selling book written by an incest survivor for future survivors. This step--by--step guide speaks directly to victims of sexual abuse to help them come to grips with what is happening to them and overcome their feelings of isolation, confusion, and self--doubt. "Excellent! Unique! Worthwhile! ... Addresses an exhaustive range of issues pertinent to sexual abuse survivors and does so in a manner that is dynamic, engaging and straigtforward" -- Family Violence & Sexual Assault Bulletin

Author description
CYNTHIA L. MATHER is a survivor of sexual abuse and incest, and speaks at schools, colleges, and churches across the country about child and teenage sexual abuse treatment and prevention. KRISTINA E. DEBYE, L.C.S.W.C., A.C.S.W., D.C.S.W., is coordinator of the nationally acclaimed Baltimore County Sexual Abuse Treatment Program and maintains a private practice in Maryland.
Table of contents
Thank You.Foreword.Preface to the First Edition.Preface to the Revised Edition.PART ONE: The Hurting Begins.1. You're Not Alone.2. Is What Happened Really Abuse?3. Internet Sex Crimes.PART TWO: Blowing the Whistle.4. Telling.5. What Will People Say?6. What's Happening to Me?7. Living with Your Family After You Tell.8. Going to Court.PART THREE: Forward Motion.9. Healing Is a Choice.10. Respecting How You Survived.11. Making Way for Your Future.12. Forgiving: Will You or Won't You?13. Sex: What It Is, What It Isn't.PART FOUR: Things to Know.14. What You Should Know About Offenders.15. What Friends of Victims Should Know.16. What Some Survivors Would Like You to Know.Notes.Bibliography.Index.The Authors.
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General Fields

  • : 9780787975692
  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • : Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
  • : December 2004
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Revised edition
  • : Judy Wood
  • : 362.7680973
  • : 288
  • : Illustrations
  • : Cynthia L Mather and Kristina E Debye
  • : Paperback