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The Rape Recovery Handbook: Step-By-Step Help for Survivors of Sexual Assault

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Victims of rape often suffer from symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. This new handbook helps rape victims cope with the reality of the experience and deal with the aftermath of conflicting feelings. Recovery begins by establishing a safety plan that includes what to expect from the book, what to expect from recovery, and how victims should treat themselves during this process. Survivors learn how to cope with the anxiety and anger that often arise during recovery. Sexual assault dramatically affects the victim's life; this book shatters myths about sexual assault and examines how the experience changes relationships. By learning to mentally reconstruct the assault, victims counter irrational beliefs, find inner reserves of strength, and regain personal power. Advertising in Psychotherapy Networker, the Women Against Rape Newsletter, and the Violence Against Women Journal. Twenty-city radio tour--Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Portland, Denver, Minneapolis, Chicago, Cleveland, Atlanta, Dallas, Fort Worth, New York, Washington, DC, Las Vegas, Boston, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Detroit, Hartford. Extensive marketing to organizations specializing in PTSD, sexual violence recovery groups, sexual abuse hotlines. Visit the author at www.matsakis.com.

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This work aims to help rape victims cope with the reality of the experience and deal with the aftermath of conflicting and debilitating feelings. It instructs how to develop a community and supportive network to assist during the journey to recovery.

Synopsis:

Victims of rape often suffer from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. This handbook helps rape victims cope with the reality of the experience and deal with the aftermath of conflicting feelings. By learning to mentally reconstruct the assault, victims counter irrational beliefs, find inner reserves of strength, and regain personal power.

Synopsis:

A woman is raped in this country every two minutes; this guide provides an effective framework for victims to heal from the experience.

If you are a survivor of sexual assault, you may be suffering from symptoms of depression, substance abuse, an eating disorder, panic and anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The Rape Recovery Handbook provides an effective framework in which you can heal. Healing begins by establishing a safety plan that includes how to use this book and what to expect from recovery. In this new book, which is the only step-by-step program that helps victims acknowledge and learn to manage the emotional pain caused by the trauma of sexual assault, trauma expert Aphrodite Matsakis gives you help for coping with the reality of this experience and dealing with the aftermath of conflicting and debilitating feelings.

Synopsis:

A woman is raped in this country every two minutes; this guide provides an effective framework for victims to heal from the experience.

Victims of rape often suffer from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In this new handbook, an expert in the treatment of PTSD helps rape victims cope with the reality of the experience and deal with the aftermath of conflicting and debilitating feelings.

Recovery begins by establishing a safety plan that includes what to expect from recovery and an understanding of how to treat yourself during recovery. Develop a community and supportive network to assist you during the journey. Learn to cope with the anxiety and anger that often arise during this process. Understand how sexual assault can affect many aspects of life. Shatter myths about sexual assault and examine how the experience can change relationships. The final part of the book facilitates the mental reconstruction of the assault to diffuse its emotional power. Counter irrational beliefs, find inner reserves of strength and energy, and regain personal power.

About the Author

Aphrodite Matsakis, PhD, is an expert in the field of post-traumatic stress disorder recovery and has written many books on the subject, including the best-sellers I Can't Get Over It and Trust After Trauma. She currently resides in Wheaton, MD, where she treats victims of PTSD in her private therapy practice.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9781572243378
Subtitle:
Step-by-Step Help for Survivors of Sexual Assault
Author:
Matsakis, Aphrodite
Author:
Matsakis, Aphrodite T.
Publisher:
New Harbinger Publications
Location:
Oakland, Calif.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Abuse - Sexual
Subject:
Rape victims
Subject:
Rape victims -- United States -- Psychology.
Subject:
Rape victims -- United States.
Subject:
Abuse - General
Subject:
Abuse
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
108-264
Publication Date:
20031001
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 9.8 oz

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"Synopsis" by , This work aims to help rape victims cope with the reality of the experience and deal with the aftermath of conflicting and debilitating feelings. It instructs how to develop a community and supportive network to assist during the journey to recovery.
"Synopsis" by ,
Victims of rape often suffer from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. This handbook helps rape victims cope with the reality of the experience and deal with the aftermath of conflicting feelings. By learning to mentally reconstruct the assault, victims counter irrational beliefs, find inner reserves of strength, and regain personal power.
"Synopsis" by ,

A woman is raped in this country every two minutes; this guide provides an effective framework for victims to heal from the experience.

If you are a survivor of sexual assault, you may be suffering from symptoms of depression, substance abuse, an eating disorder, panic and anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The Rape Recovery Handbook provides an effective framework in which you can heal. Healing begins by establishing a safety plan that includes how to use this book and what to expect from recovery. In this new book, which is the only step-by-step program that helps victims acknowledge and learn to manage the emotional pain caused by the trauma of sexual assault, trauma expert Aphrodite Matsakis gives you help for coping with the reality of this experience and dealing with the aftermath of conflicting and debilitating feelings.

"Synopsis" by , A woman is raped in this country every two minutes; this guide provides an effective framework for victims to heal from the experience.

Victims of rape often suffer from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In this new handbook, an expert in the treatment of PTSD helps rape victims cope with the reality of the experience and deal with the aftermath of conflicting and debilitating feelings.

Recovery begins by establishing a safety plan that includes what to expect from recovery and an understanding of how to treat yourself during recovery. Develop a community and supportive network to assist you during the journey. Learn to cope with the anxiety and anger that often arise during this process. Understand how sexual assault can affect many aspects of life. Shatter myths about sexual assault and examine how the experience can change relationships. The final part of the book facilitates the mental reconstruction of the assault to diffuse its emotional power. Counter irrational beliefs, find inner reserves of strength and energy, and regain personal power.

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