Healing The Incest Wound 2E Cl

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-04-17
  • Publisher: W W NORTON
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'śHighly recommended as an authoritative text on incest and its treatment'ťand 'śessential reading for all therapists,'ť Healing the Incest Wound was agroundbreaking book that put incest studies and treatment on the map. Now,almost 20 years later, this bestselling text is fully updated, offering the mostcurrent studies and findings on incest typologies, dynamics, and treatmentstrategies. Drawing on cutting-edge research on incest and other forms of childabuse, it includes attention to their neurological, attachment, affective, anddissociative sequelae. Courtois'”a veteran practitioner and an expert in complextraumatic stress disorders resulting from chronic child abuse'”presents acomprehensive revision to this classic treatment manual for therapists.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction to the Second Editionp. xi
Introduction to the First Editionp. xvii
Incest Characteristics and Dynamics
Incest: If You Think the Word Is Uglyp. 3
Incest Characteristics and Categoriesp. 18
The Dynamics of Child Sexual Abuse and the Incestuous Familyp. 58
Parent-Child Incestp. 93
Incest Involving Other Relatives and Quasi-Family Membersp. 133
Symptoms, Aftereffects, and Diagnosis
Incest Symptoms, Aftereffects, and Secondary Elaborationsp. 171
Theoretical Perspectives on Aftereffects and Implications for Treatmentp. 233
Therapy for the Aftereffects of Incest
Philosophy, Sequence, and Goals of Therapy for Incestp. 263
Presenting Concerns and Diagnostic Considerationsp. 294
The Therapy Relationship and Risk Managementp. 339
Psychotherapeutic Treatments, Strategies, and Techniquesp. 364
The Effects of Abuse Dynamics on the Therapy Relationship and Processp. 420
Group Treatmentp. 464
Special Populationsp. 506
Special Problems and Issues in Treatmentp. 528
Special Family Issuesp. 573
Sitting with a Shattered Soulp. 612
Incest History Questionnairep. 615
Survivor Memoirs of Incest and Audiovisual Materialsp. 626
Treatment Books for Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders and Incestp. 630
Workbooks for Survivors and Therapistsp. 636
Treatment Books for Dissociative Disordersp. 639
Organizations and Resources for Survivors and Their Supportersp. 642
Support Sites for Suicide and Lossp. 644
Suggested Readingp. 645
Referencesp. 659
Indexp. 727
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