Synopses & Reviews
Sibling Abuse Trauma will enhance your knowledge of assessment and clinical intervention strategies for treating intersibling abuse trauma in children, families, and adults. This informative book features: an overview of sibling relationship development, sibling physical assault, incest, and psychological maltreatment individual and systemic risk factors gender differences traumatic effects clinical case studies and interviews a sibling abuse assessment schedule specific sibling-oriented interventionsDue to the lack of research specifically focused on sibling abuse issues, there is a gap in the training and education of abuse trauma professionals. Sibling Abuse Trauma is an innovative book that focuses not only on sibling incest, but also on sibling physical assault and psychological maltreatment from a survivor's perspective.The authors utilize critical and empirical findings and rich case examples to illustrate how sibling abuse affects individual and family development, making further research and education in this area imperative. Whether you incorporate these findings into your clinical practice or become inspired to conduct your own research, Sibling Abuse Trauma will improve your understanding of how to treat and evaluate individuals and families with sibling abuse-related concerns.
After years of silence, the important issue of children abuse is being recognized and talked about. Sibling abuse, however, has not garnered much attention, yet the problem is widespread. Sibling Abuse Trauma focuses on all types of sibling abuse, including incest, physical assault, and emotional trauma. Sibling abuse affects the individual as well as the family. The authors use research findings and real-life examples to enlighten readers as to the devastating effects of this abuse.