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Psychoanalytic/psychodynamic psychotherapy for children and adolescents who have been sexually abused

  1. Ben Parker1,*,
  2. William Turner2

Editorial Group: Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems Group

Published Online: 31 JUL 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 24 JUL 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008162.pub2

How to Cite

Parker B, Turner W. Psychoanalytic/psychodynamic psychotherapy for children and adolescents who have been sexually abused. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD008162. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008162.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Adolescent Unit, Chelmsford, Essex, UK

  2. 2

    University of Bristol, School for Policy Studies, Bristol, UK

*Ben Parker, Adolescent Unit, Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield Green, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 7SJ, UK.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 31 JUL 2013



References to studies excluded from this review

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