Chapter 9. The Unspeakable: Child Sexual Abuse

  1. Felicity de Zulueta

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713167.ch9

From Pain to Violence: The Traumatic Roots of Destructiveness, Second Edition

From Pain to Violence: The Traumatic Roots of Destructiveness, Second Edition

How to Cite

de Zulueta, F. (2006) The Unspeakable: Child Sexual Abuse, in From Pain to Violence: The Traumatic Roots of Destructiveness, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713167.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470019368

Online ISBN: 9780470713167

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Keywords:

  • sexual abuse;
  • psychological trauma;
  • sigmund freud;
  • childhood;
  • psychiatry

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Traumatic Origins of ‘functional Physical Disturbances’

  • The Treatment of Sexual Abuse

  • Perversion as a Defence

  • The Denial of Childhood Sexual Abuse?