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10 books about rape victims
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- National Domestic Violence Hotline. Call 800-799-7233, text LOVEIS to 22522 or chat live online to connect with a trained domestic violence advocate.
- Crisis Text Line. Text HOME to 741741 to talk to a crisis counselor.
- SAMHSA Helpline. Call 800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
- National Sexual Assault Hotline. Call 800-656-4673 to connect with local resources, including trained counselors.
Cognitive Processing Therapy for Rape Victims: A Treatment Manual (Interpersonal Violence: The Practice Series) by Patricia A. Resick
Category: Interpersonal Relations
This book was published 28 years ago by SAGE Publications, Inc and takes approximately 6.4 hours to read.
Sexual assault is a traumatic event from which many survivors never fully recover. They may develop a range of disorders, including post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, poor self-esteem, interpersonal difficulties and sexual dysfunction. This volume provides insight into the effects of rape and explores a treatment approach that assists in the healing process.
Rape Recovery Handbook: Step-by-Step Help for Survivors of Sexual Assault by Aphrodite Matsakis
This book was published 18 years ago by New Harbinger Publications and takes approximately 6.7 hours to read.
Presents a guide to coping with rape that includes how to create a plan for recovery, build a supportive network, deal with conflicting emotions, and encourage the reconstruction of the event in order to weaken its power over the survivor.
Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller
This book was published 2 years ago by Viking and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.
The riveting, powerful memoir of the woman whose letter to Brock Turner gave voice to millions of survivors.
The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls: A Guide to Recovery from Sexual Assault and Abuse (Instant Help Books for Teens) by Raychelle Cassada Lohmann PhD LPC
Category: Psychology & Counseling
This book was published 5 years ago by Instant Help and takes approximately 6.7 hours to read.
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The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.
Category: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
This book was published 6 years ago by Penguin Publishing Group and takes approximately 15.5 hours to read.
Originally published by Viking Penguin, 2014.
Detailed Pieces of a Shattered Dream: One kidnap victims hair raising escape, told in her own words (Micro-biographies) by Amanda Blackwood
Category: Social Activists
This book was published 3 years ago by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform and takes approximately 2.9 hours to read.
DELUXE EDITION: The true story of one kidnap victim's run for her life. DELUXE EDITION: This version includes a foreword, an "About the Author" section and photos of the author around the time of the kidnapping.
Resurrection After Rape: A guide to transforming from victim to survivor by Matt Atkinson
This book was published 13 years ago by R.A.R. Publishing and takes approximately 10.1 hours to read.
A top-selling, best-reviewed book about women's recovery from rape trauma, "Resurrection After Rape" is an ideal resource for counselors, treatment centers, college course texts, and survivors of rape.
(Un)ashamed: Christ's Transforming Hope for Rape Victims by Dr. Anne Dryburgh
This book was published last year by Pure Water Press and takes approximately 3.9 hours to read.
(Un)ashemaed: Christ's Transforming Hope for Rape Victims provides a biblical basis for counselors who are seeking to help female rape victims. It clears up common myths surrounding rape and gives insight into how this trauma impacts all aspects of their lives. Christ's transforming hope is shown through scriptural teaching about He defines the victim and brings life out of evil. This book will help her to know and trust the Lord while living out who she is in Christ.
At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance--A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power by Danielle L. McGuire
This book was published 10 years ago by Vintage and takes approximately 13.9 hours to read.
A history of America's civil rights movement traces the pivotal influence of sexual violence that victimized African American women for centuries, revealing Rosa Parks's contributions as an anti-rape activist years before her heroic bus protest.
We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.
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