9. Posttraumatic Growth Following Sexual Assault

  1. Stephen Joseph and
  2. P. Alex Linley
  1. Patricia A. Frazier and
  2. Margit I. Berman

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269718.ch9

Trauma, Recovery, and Growth: Positive Psychological Perspectives on Posttraumatic Stress

Trauma, Recovery, and Growth: Positive Psychological Perspectives on Posttraumatic Stress

How to Cite

Frazier, P. A. and Berman, M. I. (2008) Posttraumatic Growth Following Sexual Assault, in Trauma, Recovery, and Growth: Positive Psychological Perspectives on Posttraumatic Stress (eds S. Joseph and P. A. Linley), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269718.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 25 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470075029

Online ISBN: 9781118269718

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Keywords:

  • sexual assault;
  • posttraumatic stress disorder;
  • health problems;
  • posttraumatic growth;
  • rape-crisis helpers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Prevalence, Timing, and Course of Posttraumatic Growth

  • Posttraumatic Growth, Distress, and Well-Being

  • Correlates of Posttraumatic Growth

  • Clinical Implications

  • Future Research

  • Summary