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Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse: What We See Vs. What They See

Childhood Sexual AbuseBackground: Self-blame gives childhood sexual abuse (CSA) survivors a sense of control and understanding, but also instills a feeling of powerlessness, creates deficiencies in coping skills and emotion regulation, and leads to increased risk for sexual assault (SA) in adulthood (Finkelhor, 1985).

However, we don’t know how CSA survivors perceive adult SA, or whether survivors’ Continue reading