Resilience in Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse: A Systematic Review of the Literature.

  title={Resilience in Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse: A Systematic Review of the Literature.},
  author={Matthias Domhardt and Annika M{\"u}nzer and Joerg M. Fegert and Lutz Goldbeck},
  journal={Trauma, violence & abuse},
  volume={16 4},
OBJECTIVE This review article summarizes empirical research on resilience in survivors of child sexual abuse (CSA) and discusses protective factors that are associated with adaptive functioning in spite of sexual victimization. METHODS A literature search to identify studies published up to November 2013 was performed within the databases PsycINFO, MEDLINE/PubMed, Web of Science, and PSYNDEXplus. Additional relevant studies were retrieved using a snowball technique. A total of 37 articles met… CONTINUE READING
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