Written in English
|Statement||by Margit E. Asselstine.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 243 leaves :|
|Number of Pages||243|
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In addition to the horror of the sexual trauma, victims of child abuse experience total loss of control, violation of trust, and the crossing of important boundaries (1). Survivors learn that to lose control is dangerous, both physically and emotionally, and structure their lives so that they regain feelings of strength. Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse. Definitions MALE SEXUAL ABUSE: Male sexual abuse is defined as any non-consensual act of sexual coercion and/or domination which threatens the physical and/or psychological well being of a boy or male adolescent or adult. These acts involve a misuse of power and may or may not involve physical force. The Incest Survivors Resource Network states that "the erotic use of a child, whether physically or emotionally, is sexual exploitation in the fullest meaning of the term, even if no bodily. Another new book, ''I Never Told Anyone: Writings by Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse,'' (Harper & Row, $; paperback, $) offers the testimony of 33 victims who were sexually.