Abused boys: the neglected victims of sexual abuse

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Lexington Books, Apr 1, 1990 - Family & Relationships - 339 pages
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A long overdue book by a psychologist who has extensive clinical experience treating male victims of child sexual abuse, it explodes the myth that sexual abuse of male children is rare, or that the consequences are less serious than for girls. Hunter examines the physical and emotional impact of abuse on its victims and the factors affecting revovery. With personal case histories of victims and their families, this is a powerfully written and meticulously researched book that is a landmark in the field of child sexual abuse literature.

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User Review  - Louis Arata - Goodreads

I read this book about 20 years ago, as research for a novel. A lot of the content has stayed with me, particularly the personal stories. At the time the book was written (1990), it appears that this ... Read full review

Review: Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims of Sexual Abuse

User Review  - carl - Goodreads

One of the first to begin telling the truth about, and admitting that, childhood sexual abuse extended beyond females. I am personally of the opinion that the sexual abuse of males is highly under ... Read full review


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About the author (1990)

Hunter has a Psy.D. in clinical psychology and specializes in the treatment of sexual addiction and other addictive disorders.