A scholarly handbook that discusses the incidence, dimensions, and explanatory models of sexual victimization.
A scholarly handbook focusing on variables that assist in confronting and preventing the forms of sexual victimization, which include rape, child abductions, battering, sexual harassment, and incest. Resources include parent and teacher training, public education and awareness, and psychotherapeutic techniques for families and friends of victims as well as the victims themselves. All contributors to this handbook have been active in research, advocacy, and legislation in sexual victimization of children, adolescents, and adults. It will be of special interest to individuals who work in the area of sexual victimization: psychologists and psychiatrists, social workers, attorneys, policymakers, agency and shelter volunteers and professionals, clergy, and faculty and students in psychology, women's studies, law, medicine.