The Trauma Myth: The Truth About the Sexual Abuse of Children--and Its Aftermath

The Trauma Myth: The Truth About the Sexual Abuse of Children--and Its Aftermath

Susan A. Clancy


Drawing at the most up-to-date examine on reminiscence and worrying adventure, Susan Clancy, a professional in experimental psychopathology, demonstrates that youngsters describe abuse and molestation encounters in ways in which do not healthy the normal trauma version. in truth, the most typical feeling pronounced isn't worry yet confusion.

Clancy demands a decent examine sexual abuse and its aftermath, and argues that the reactions of society and the therapeutic professions--however good meaning--actually shackle the sufferers of abuse in chains of guilt, secrecy, and disgrace. Pathbreaking and arguable, The Trauma Myth notably reshapes our realizing of sexual abuse and its consequences.

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