Enhancement of self-esteem among female adolescent incest victims: a controlled comparison.

@article{Verleur1986EnhancementOS,
  title={Enhancement of self-esteem among female adolescent incest victims: a controlled comparison.},
  author={D E Verleur and Richard E. Hughes and M D de Rios},
  journal={Adolescence},
  year={1986},
  volume={21 84},
  pages={843-54}
}
A therapeutic intervention consisting of homogeneous group therapy and sexual education with same-sex therapist/clients was instituted with 15 female incest victims, compared to a matched control group; all the subjects had experienced intrafamilial incest and were court-placed in a Southern California resident facility. A series of behavioral markers and changes in self-esteem are reported by use of pre- and posttests of the Coopersmith Self-Esteem Inventory, behavioral observations by… CONTINUE READING

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