Sexual Violence and Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Prevention, Impacts, and Recovery

Editor: Postmus, Judy L.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $189.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $283.50
ISBN: 978-1-59-884755-0
Category: Social Sciences - Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

A comprehensive examination of the pervasive and persistent social problem of sexual violence and abuse that plagues millions of women, children, and men across the globe.

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Table of Contents

  • Volume One
  • Topical List of Entries
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Entries A–N
  • A
  • Abortion
  • Acquaintance Rape
  • Advocacy
  • Advocates
  • Africa—Congo and Rwanda
  • African Americans
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse (Overview)
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Child Sexual Abuse
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Perpetration
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Victimization
  • Alcohol to Subdue Victims
  • Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Assault
  • Attachment Disorder
  • B
  • Bias, Police and Prosecution
  • Biblical Legacy
  • Bringing in the Bystander (Program)
  • Buddhism
  • Burnout in Human Services
  • Bystander Intervention
  • C
  • Castration, Chemical
  • Child Abuse Hotlines
  • Child Abuse and Prevention Treatment Act (CAPTA)
  • Child Advocacy Centers
  • Child Maltreatment (Neglect and Physical)
  • Child Pornography
  • Child Protective Services
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Child Sexual Abuse, Adult Survivors of
  • China
  • Christianity
  • Civil Commitment of Sex Offenders
  • Clergy Abuse
  • Clergy Response
  • Coaching Boys into Men (Program)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Comfort Women
  • Consent
  • Coping Mechanisms
  • Countertransference (Therapists)
  • Criminal Justice and Perpetrators
  • Criminal Justice and Victims
  • Criminal Sexual Assault or Misconduct
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Cumulative Abuse
  • D
  • Data Collection
  • Date Rape
  • Definitions of Sexual Violence (Overview)
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Developmental Challenges
  • Disclosure, Seeking Help
  • Discretion, Law Enforcement
  • Discretion, Prosecutorial
  • Drug-Facilitated Rape
  • E
  • Eastern Europe
  • Eating Disorders
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
  • Emergency Rooms and Medical Settings
  • Empowerment
  • Ethics and Confidentiality (Overview)
  • Ethnic Groups (Overview)
  • Expert Testimony
  • Exposure Therapy
  • F
  • False Allegations
  • Female-on-Female Sexual Violence
  • Female Sex Offenders
  • Feminism, Influence of
  • Feminist Practice Theory
  • Forced Marriage
  • Forensic Nursing
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Foster and Group Homes
  • Fraternities and Sororities
  • G
  • Gang Rape
  • The Green Dot (Program)
  • Grooming the Victim
  • Group Therapy
  • H
  • Health Belief Model
  • Help Seeking (Overview)
  • Help Seeking, Barriers to
  • Help Seeking, Formal and Informal
  • Help Seeking, from Family and Friends
  • Hinduism
  • History (Overview)
  • Homophobic Acts
  • Hotlines
  • I
  • Impact and Consequences (Overview)
  • Impact, Brain Functioning
  • Impact, Community
  • Impact, Economic
  • Impact, Family
  • Impact, Intimate Relationships
  • Impact, Perpetrators
  • Impact, School
  • Impact, Social Functioning
  • Impact, Work
  • Incest
  • Individuals with Disabilities
  • Intersections with Other Forms of Abuse (Overview)
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Islam
  • Israel and the Middle East
  • J
  • Japan
  • Judaism
  • “Justifiable Rape”
  • K
  • Korea
  • L
  • Latinos and Latinas
  • Laws, Child Abuse
  • Laws, Rape
  • Laws, Victim Shield
  • Legal Responses (Overview)
  • Lie Detector Tests
  • Literary Rape
  • Literature and Media (Overview)
  • M
  • Male-on-Male Sexual Violence
  • Marital Rape
  • Media Literacy
  • Medicalization of Rape
  • Megan's Law
  • The Men's Program
  • Mentors in Violence Prevention (Program)
  • Military Sexual Trauma
  • Molestation
  • N
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Native Americans
  • Neurobiology, Interventions Using
  • News Media, Representation in
  • Nursing Homes
  • Volume Two
  • Entries O–Y
  • O
  • Organizational Response (Overview)
  • P
  • Perpetrators (Overview)
  • Perpetrators, Interventions with (Overview)
  • Play Therapy
  • Pornography
  • Pornography, Internet
  • Pregnancy
  • Prevention (Overview)
  • Prevention, Child Sexual Abuse
  • Prevention, Colleges and Universities
  • Prevention, Dating Violence
  • Prevention, Ecological Model of
  • Prevention, Involving Men
  • Prevention, Levels
  • Prevention, Organizations for
  • Prevention versus Risk Reduction
  • Prisons, Rape in Female
  • Prisons, Rape in Male
  • Prostitution
  • PTSD and Stress
  • R
  • Racism
  • Rape
  • Rape, Admitting
  • Rape, Adult
  • Rape, Cyber
  • Rape, Denial
  • Rape, Older Adult
  • Rape Crisis Centers
  • Rape Drugs
  • “Rape Justification”
  • Rape Kits
  • Rape Myths
  • Reactions, Family and Friends
  • Reactions, Mothers
  • Reactions, Support Providers
  • “Real Rape” and Blaming Victims
  • “Real Rape” and “Real Victims”—Correcting Misinformation
  • Reasoned Action Approach
  • Recovery
  • Refugee Women in the United States
  • Religious Groups (Overview)
  • Remembrance and Mourning
  • Reporting, Blind
  • Reporting, Mandated and Abuse Registries
  • Reporting Rates
  • Repressed Memories
  • Research (Overview)
  • Research, Interviewing
  • Research, Measurement
  • Research Subjects, Protecting Rights
  • Response, Schools and Colleges
  • Revictimization, Individuals
  • Revictimization, Organizations
  • Risk Assessments
  • Risk for Future Violence
  • Runaway and Throwaway Youth
  • Rural Communities
  • S
  • Safety Plans
  • Sampling
  • SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner)
  • SARTs (Sexual Assault Response Teams)
  • SCREAM Theater (Program)
  • Sex Industry (Overview)
  • Sex Offender Registries
  • Sex Workers
  • Sexting
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Coercion
  • Sexual Freedom
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Harassment at Work
  • Sexually Acting Out
  • Sibling Abuse, Defining
  • Sibling Abuse, Identifying and Impact of
  • Simple Rape
  • Social Norms Approach
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
  • South Asians in the United States
  • Specialized Victims Units (Police)
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Teams
  • Stalking
  • Statistics
  • Statutory Rape
  • STDS and HIV/AIDS
  • Stranger Rape
  • Strengths Perspective
  • Stress Inoculation Training
  • Strip Clubs
  • Substance Abuse as a Consequence
  • Substantiation (of Legal Charges)
  • Suicidality
  • Support Groups
  • T
  • Technology, Use of (Overview)
  • Teen Dating Abuse
  • Theories (Overview)
  • Theories, Psychological
  • Theories, Sociobiological
  • Theories, Sociocultural
  • Theory, Coercive Control
  • Theory, Continuum of Violence
  • Theory, Diffusion of Innovations
  • Theory, Ecological Approach
  • Theory, Feminist
  • Theory, General Theory of Crime
  • Theory, Hegemonic Masculinity
  • Theory, Male Peer Support
  • Therapeutic Interviewing Strategies
  • Trafficking in Persons
  • Trauma, Secondary
  • Trauma Therapy
  • Traumatic Bonding
  • Treatment Programs for Sexual Offenders
  • U
  • Underreporting
  • Undetected Rapists
  • Unintended Rape
  • V
  • The Vagina Monologues
  • Vicarious Traumatization
  • Victimization, Prevalence of
  • Victims (Overview)
  • Victims, Blaming
  • Victims, Credibility
  • Victims, Disclosure
  • Victims, Guilt and Shame
  • Victims, Identifying
  • Victims, Male
  • Victims, Repeat
  • Victims and Interventions (Overview)
  • Video Games (Rape Fantasy Games)
  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
  • Voyeurism
  • W
  • War, Tactic of
  • Websites for Perpetrators
  • Websites for Victims
  • Y
  • Yoga Therapy
  • Recommended Resources
  • About the Editor and Contributors