Overcoming Trauma

  title={Overcoming Trauma},
  author={C. Whitelock and M. Lamb and P. Rentfrow},
  journal={Clinical Psychological Science},
  pages={351 - 362}
  • C. Whitelock, M. Lamb, P. Rentfrow
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Clinical Psychological Science
  • Child sexual abuse can have devastating and long-lasting consequences for its victims, although some survivors manifest resilience or growth in the aftermath of abuse. This study explored resilience and thriving, assessed with life satisfaction ratings, in 47,869 self-identified survivors participating in a large cross-sectional national survey. Life satisfaction in survivors was associated with being younger, female, White, employed, better educated, better paid, and being in intimate… CONTINUE READING
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