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The sexual abuse victim in the courts.
Psychiatr Clin North Am. 1989 Jun; 12(2):471-81.PC

Abstract

This article explores the impact of court procedures on victims of sexual abuse and on the process of psychotherapy. Differences between civil and criminal litigation are described as is the psychiatrist's role in these cases. Recommendations are made as to how to render the experience of testifying in court less traumatic for the victim.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Center for Forensic Psychiatry; Ann Arbor, Michigan.No affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports
Journal Article

Language

eng

PubMed ID

2748448

Citation

Schetky, D H., and E P. Benedek. "The Sexual Abuse Victim in the Courts." The Psychiatric Clinics of North America, vol. 12, no. 2, 1989, pp. 471-81.
Schetky DH, Benedek EP. The sexual abuse victim in the courts. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 1989;12(2):471-81.
Schetky, D. H., & Benedek, E. P. (1989). The sexual abuse victim in the courts. The Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 12(2), 471-81.
Schetky DH, Benedek EP. The Sexual Abuse Victim in the Courts. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 1989;12(2):471-81. PubMed PMID: 2748448.
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