ERIC Number: EJ627452
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Treatment for Sexually Abused Children and Adolescents.
Saywitz, Karen J.; Mannarino, Anthony P.; Berliner, Lucy; Cohen, Judith A.
American Psychologist, v55 n9 p1040-49 Sep 2000
Reviews research demonstrating the variable effects of childhood sexual abuse, need for intervention, and effectiveness of available treatment. Proposes extending and modifying treatment from mainstream clinical child psychology to sexually abused children. Interventions range from psychoeducation and screening, to short-term, abuse-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy with family involvement, to more comprehensive long-term plans for multi-problem cases. Discusses research needs. (SM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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