Mental illness and abuse

Breach of trust: unmasking the incest advocates

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Anne Rochon Ford
Edition: 
vol 3, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article focuses on father daughter incest and the issues surrounding the question of incest. Outlines the distinction between intimacy and sexuality. Highlights the power of language within the issue, sexualization of girls, the industry of pornography, the law.  

Exposure to abuse linked to poorer mental health in older, functionally independent women

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English
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Online
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Medscape
Publication Date: 
2010

An article that examines how abuse in older, functionally independent women is associated with poor mental health, and explains why clinicians should consider that older female patients who have depressive symptoms may be victims of abuse. Free membership in Medscape is required to view.

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