Month: March 2018

  • Life-history based forensic evaluations in death penalty cases

    Life-history based forensic evaluations in death penalty cases

    Dr. Mendel presents on life-history based forensic evaluations in death penalty cases at American College of Forensic Psychology Symposium. American College of Forensic Psychology 34th Annual Symposium April 12-15, 2018 San Diego • The Westgate Hotel The American College of Forensic Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. ACFP maintains responsibility…

  • The Impact of Sexual Abuse Upon Males

    The Impact of Sexual Abuse Upon Males

    Many of the issues raised by the men interviewed by the author in the course of research for his book The Male Survivor (Sage Publications, 1994) resemble those cited in the literature as common responses of women to sexual abuse.  I will briefly review these before turning to issues which are especially salient to males. …

  • Sexually Abused Males

    Sexually Abused Males

    Most people, when they think of a victim of molestation or sexual assault, picture a female; when they imagine the perpetrator of such abuse, they picture a male.  Certainly, girls and women are more frequently victimized sexually than are males, and men more often perpetrate such abuse than do women.  But the extremity of such…

  • The Evaluation and Treatment of Adult Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

    The Evaluation and Treatment of Adult Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse

    In the wake of Penn State’s sexual abuse scandal, I interviewed Dr. Matthew Mendel of Raleigh, who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of adult male survivors of sexual abuse. Download: interview-ncpa Your 1995 book, The Male Survivor: The Impact of Sexual Abuse (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage), broke new ground on a difficult subject. What led you to write this book?…

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