Title

Assisting Sexually Abused Adults: Practical Guide to Interviewing Patients

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-1996

Department

Social Work

Abstract

Millions of adults have been sexually abused. Patients often confide in their family physicians concerning their abuse. Physicians must understand their own issues surrounding sexual abuse and its sequelae before they attempt to treat sexually abused patients. The PLISSIT model offers a practical guide for assisting abused adult patients.

Publication Title

Canadian Family Physician

Volume

42

First Page

82

Last Page

86