Talking about sexual assault : society's response to survivors /

"Sexual assault is a traumatic experience for any woman. Furthermore, many victims who tell others about their assault must endure a "second assault" in the form of negative reactions, such as victim blaming and disbelief. One third to two thirds of victims may experience such reactio...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ullman, Sarah E.
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association, [2010]
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • The social context of talking about sexual assault
  • Theories of rape and women's disclosure
  • Why, how often, and to whom do women disclose, and what factors influence whether disclosure is healing?
  • Social reactions and their effects on survivors
  • Advocates and clinicians' experiences helping survivors
  • Conducting interviews with sexual assault survivors
  • Challenging the rape culture : recommendations for change.