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Author Mendel, Matthew Parynik.

Title The male survivor : the impact of sexual abuse / Matthew Parynik Mendel ; foreword by Kathleen Coulborn Faller
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1995
Thousand Oaks, California : Sage Publications, [1995]
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Description 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Chapter 1 -- Examining the Lens: Masculinity and Child Sexual Abuse; Chapter 2 -- The Underidentification of Male Sexual Abuse; Chapter 3 -- Prevalence and Descriptive Characteristics: A Review of the Literature; Chapter 4 -- Explanatory Models of the Impact of Child Sexual Abuse; Chapter 5 -- The Impact of Sexual Abuse on Males: A Review of the Literature; Chapter 6 -- An Original Study of Sexually Abused Males: Methodology; Chapter 7 -- The Men and Their Abuse Experience; Chapter 8 -- Understanding the Impact of Sexual Abuse on Males
Chapter 9 -- The Male SurvivorReferences; Index; About the Author
Summary This landmark study examines the largest clinical sample to date of male survivors of sexual abuse in childhood. Using data from his nationwide North American survey, the author reveals that such abuse is extensive, thus dispelling myths regarding the invulnerability of males. Mendel argues that various societal myths have led to a profound under-recognition of male childhood sexual abuse. He proposes that increased attention to, and acknowledgement of, male victimization is needed in order to reduce both the stigma and isolation of male survivors and the incidence of abuse. The a
Analysis Children Sexual abuse
United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Child Abuse, Sexual.
Adult child sexual abuse victims -- United States -- Case studies
Child sexual abuse -- United States -- Case studies
Male sexual abuse victims -- United States -- Case studies
Seksuele mishandeling.
Adult child sexual abuse victims.
Adult child sexual abuse victims.
Child sexual abuse.
Child sexual abuse.
Male sexual abuse victims.
Male sexual abuse victims.
Sexueller Missbrauch
United States.
United States.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1322420785