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Childhood Abuse
Effects on Clinicians' Personal and Professional Lives



April 1997 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The authors of this innovative volume alert readers to personal and professional biases that can interfere with objective judgement, thereby precluding appropriate evaluation, protection and treatment for children and their families.
David Corwin
Foreword
 
PART ONE: SEXUAL ABUSE
 
Introduction and Overview
 
PART TWO: THE PROJECTS
 
Methodology
 
Prevalence and Characteristics of Abuse among Clinicians
 
PART THREE: SEXUAL ABUSE ALLEGATIONS: WHAT DO CLINICIANS BELIEVE AND WHY DO THEY BELIEVE IT?
 
Credibility Ratings of Sexual Abuse Allegations
Effects of Respondent Factors  
 
Credibility Ratings of Sexual Abuse Allegations
Effects of Case Factors  
 
PART FOUR: EFFECTS OF CHILDHOOD ABUSE ON PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS AND PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR
 
Effects of Childhood Abuse on Adult Mental Health
 
Personal Relationships and Professional Practice
 
Implications, Recommendations and Conclusions

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