“ I Keep That Hush-Hush ” : Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse and the Challenges of Disclosure

@inproceedings{Sorsoli2008IK,
  title={“ I Keep That Hush-Hush ” : Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse and the Challenges of Disclosure},
  author={Lynn Sorsoli and Maryam Kia-Keating and Frances K. Grossman},
  year={2008}
}
Disclosure is a prominent variable in child sexual abuse research, but little research has examined male disclosure experiences. Sixteen male survivors of childhood sexual abuse were interviewed regarding experiences of disclosure. Analytic techniques included a grounded theory approach to coding and the use of conceptually clustered matrices. Participants described distinct personal (e.g., lack of cognitive awareness, intentional avoidance, emotional readiness, and shame), relational (e.g… CONTINUE READING

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