Date of Award

12-1-2017

Document Type

Capstone Paper

Department

Counselor Education

Abstract

Through a survey of the research literature, this paper will examine the impact of CSA on adult psychosocial functioning as manifest through attachment (Dimatrova et al, 2010; Markese, 2008 ), self-esteem (Briere and Runtz, 1993; Feinauer & Hilton, 2003; Gold, 1986; Ratican, 1992; Zupanic & Kreidler, 1999), shame (Black, Curran, & Dyer, 2013; Dorahy, 2011; Feinauer & Hilton, 2003; Feiring, Simon, & Cleland, 2009; Finkelhor, 1985; Hall & Hall, 2011; Lutwash, Panish, & Ferrari, 2003; Ratican, 2002; Zupanic & Kreidler, 1998), intimate relationships IMPACTS OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE 6 (Berzoff, 2008; Briere and Runtz, 1993; Finkelhor & Browne, 1985; Godbout, 2013; Ratican, 1992 ), sexuality (Beitchman et al., 1992; Frias, Brassard, & Shaver, 2014; Godbout, 2013; Maltz, 2002; Ratican, 1992; Whisman & Snyder, 2007), and mental health (Alvarez et al., 2011; Baldwin, 1990; Bebbington et al., 2011; Beitchman et al., 1992; Hall and Hall, 2011; Horowitz, Widom, McLaughlin, & White, 2001; Spataro, Mullen, Burgess, Wells, & Moss, 2004; Perry & Wright, 2006; Ratican, 1992).

Unique Identifier

wsucedcap0000073

Rights

Educational use only. All copyright protections apply.

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