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The Male Survivor

The Male Survivor
The Impact of Sexual Abuse

November 1994 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This landmark study examines the largest clinical sample to date of male survivors of sexual abuse in childhood. Using data from his nationwide North American survey, the author reveals that such abuse is extensive, thus dispelling myths regarding the invulnerability of males.

Mendel argues that various societal myths have led to a profound under-recognition of male childhood sexual abuse. He proposes that increased attention to, and acknowledgement of, male victimization is needed in order to reduce both the stigma and isolation of male survivors and the incidence of abuse. The author also suggests modifications to conceptual frameworks related to the long-term impact of childhood sexual abuse to apply specifically to male survivors.

Kathleen Coulborn Faller
Examining the Lens: Masculinity and Child Sexual Abuse
Ron's Story  
The Underidentification of Male Sexual Abuse
David's Story  
Prevalence and Descriptive Characteristics: A Review of the Literature
Ned's Story  
Explanatory Models of the Impact of Child Sexual Abuse
Pete's Story  
The Impact of Sexual Abuse on Males: A Review of the Literature
Ben's Story  
An Original Study of Sexually Abused Males
The Men and Their Abuse Experience
Chris's Story  
Understanding the Impact of Sexual Abuse on Males
Wayne's Story  
The Male Survivor

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