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Presentation: Sexual Trauma as Capital Mitigation

Presentation at 16th Annual Arizona Public Defenders Association Statewide Conference, June 21, 2018 on sexual trauma as capital mitigation. Handout: TBD. The Arizona Public Defender Association is a non-profit corporation comprised of all of the county, city, federal and tribal indigent representation offices and programs in the state.  

Life-History based forensic evaluation 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. Download Presentation Handout & Summary Download Presentation: TBD American College of Forensic Psychology 34th Annual Symposium April 12-15, 2018 San Diego • The Westgate Hotel The American College of Forensic Psychology is READ More >>>>

Betrayal, abuse of boys

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 READ More >>>>


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. READ More >>>>

NCPA Interview: Impact of Sexual Abuse Upon Men

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 READ More >>>>