Year: 1989 Source: Psychiatric Clinics of North America, v.12, no.2, (June 1989), p.237-255 SIEC No: 19900198

Discusses treatment of victims of incest, emphasizing that therapists need to be aware of the gamut of symptoms, personality traits, interpersonal difficulties, & clinical syndromes that frequently occur in this population. Vignettes are used to demonstrate techniques for the initial consultation & opening phase of treatment. Later phases of treatment shift to discussion of pertinent symptoms & abnormal personality traits & attitudes set in motion by the experience. (19 ref)