Year: 1982 Source: Littleton, Mass.: John Wright PSG Inc., 1982. p.1-16 SIEC No: 19870954

This case review discusses & illustrates sources of professional unresponsiveness to incest accusations including lack of experience with actual incest cases, fear of being fooled by an incest hoax, the difficulty of working with the family without joining the family’s system of blaming & recrimination, & failure to keep in focus the health & interpersonal problems in the child & in the family that predate the accusation of incest. (49 refs.) (LH)