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Child Sexual Groomers and how to banish them by Daniel Pollack Cockroaches, those infamous, hearty and adaptable bugs, can withstand hostile temperatures that few other creatures can endure. Chameleons, known for their ability to change their appearance, can effortlessly merge with their environment. In the desert? Go brown. In the jungle? Go green. Child sexual...
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The Science of  Dissociative Amnesia in Childhood Sexual Abuse Cases Netflix’s documentary series The Keepers investigates the mysterious 1969 murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik, a Catholic nun. The show has received acclaim not only for the suspenseful story but also for its subject matter. Part of the story involves a victim recovering memories of her...
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What To Say When Someone Tells You They Were Sexually Assaulted It is hard to know what to say when someone you are close to tells you they were sexually violated. Your response at that time can make a difference. Here are some thoughts to consider: Don’t judge. Survivors make an outcry when they are...
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By Michael Bettencourt On March 22, 2017  Daniel Pollack, professor at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work, and Toby G. Kleinman, a lawyer and instructor at Nova Southeastern University, have co-authored Domestic Abuse, Child Custody, and Visitation: Winning in Family Court, published this year by Oxford University Press. Read More:
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Why Cultural Taboos About Sexual Abuse Hurt Victims    I read with great interest earlier this week the story of  Ruzwana Bashir, an educated and accomplished  British-Pakistani woman who is the co-founder of peek.com http://www.peek.com/. Ms. Bashir, an Oxford and Harvard educated entrepreneur, recounts her story of childhood sexual abuse and the cultural obstacles and pressures...
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New Study Links Traumatic Stress to Molecular  DNA Damage A study published recently Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics  concluded that  traumatic stress may induce DNA breakage, but psychotherapy may heal it. Prior research studies had established an association between traumatic stress and an increased risk for numerous diseases, including cancer.  http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/284410.php. This new  study has important implications...
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Signs of Sexual Trauma in Children: Red Flags Statistics about sexual assault of children from the nation’s largest anti-sexual assault organization are shocking. According to RAINN: 15% of sexual assault and rape victims are under age 12. 29% are age 12-17; 44% are under age 18; Girls ages 16-19 are 4 times more likely than...
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Sexual Violence: Healing Trauma with Yoga? We have previously posted blogs from our guest blogger  Susan Austin about the benefits of  Yoga its breathing and meditation techniques  in order to reduce stress. http://www.susanaustinyoga.com/home.html.  But, can this ancient practice really help victims of sexual violence? A recent interview by Jeremy Hobson in Here & Now’  with...
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