Handbook of Sexual Assault and Sexual Assault Prevention (Heftet)

Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2020
Antall sider: 857
Forlag: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9783030236472
Kategori: Sosialt arbeid og Psykologi
Omtale Handbook of Sexual Assault and Sexual Assault Prevention
This timely handbook provides in-depth overviews of the myriad and multi-faceted issues surrounding sexual assault and its pervasiveness in today's culture. Drawing for multiple viewpoints and experts, the book is divided into seven comprehensive sections, covering such topics as risk factors, varying theoretical frameworks, prevention and intervention, and special populations. Within these sections the authors provide historical background as well as the latest research, and offer treatment outcomes and potentials.Selected topics covered in this book include:

Feminist theories of sexual assault
Social and economic factors surrounding sexual violence
Mental, physiological, physical, and functional health concerns of victims, including PTSD
Major categories of sexual offenders
Treatment of sexual assault survivors in the LGBTQ+ community
Procedural processes related to sexual assault investigation and adjudication within the criminal justice system

The Handbook of Sexual Assault and Sexual Assault Prevention is a vital book that will appeal to a broad spectrum of students, researchers, practitioners, and clinicians in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, community mental health, and sociology.

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