Secret Survivors: Uncovering Incest and Its Aftereffects in Women

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Wiley, 1990 - Family & Relationships - 326 pages
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This book is based on the "Incest Survivor's After-Effects Checklist, " a groundbreaking tool developed by the author for identifying a history of hidden incest and understanding its consequences, many of them overlooked by previous works on this topic. Redefines incest in a broader way than has previously been done and offers detailed and insightful discussions of its consequences: fear, anger, confusion of boundaries, sexual dysfunction, addictive and self-destructive behavior and fear of intimacy. Viewing the resulting behavior of incest victims as survival tactics, it discusses alternatives to enable patients to meet underlying needs.

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User Review  - Cara - Goodreads

What a wonderful book; so informative, and explanatory. I went through an highlighted information for my reference in the future. Read full review

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User Review  - AC Bauch - Goodreads

I highly recommend this book for any female who is an incest survivor, anyone who loves a female incest survivor, or is counseling a female incest survivor. Though I don't agree with all of the author ... Read full review


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