Thinking patterns of sexually abused victims: Implications to managing the victims

Nor Shafrin Ahmad, Rohany Nasir

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Abstract

This paper explores the thinking patterns of victims of sexual abuse. Victims of sexual abuse develop negative and distorted thinking patterns. Further, they may also experience shame, self-blame, worthlessness, helplessness and symptoms of depression. Implications for the care of the victims by people in the helping professions are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-136
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management
Volume10
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Keywords

  • Managing the victims
  • Thinking pattern
  • Victims of sexual abuse

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  • Strategy and Management

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Thinking patterns of sexually abused victims : Implications to managing the victims. / Ahmad, Nor Shafrin; Nasir, Rohany.

In: International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Vol. 10, No. 5, 2010, p. 127-136.

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