Inscribed Bodies: Health Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse by Anna Luise Kirkengen

By Anna Luise Kirkengen

This e-book contributes to an total figuring out of the character and the influence of sexual boundary violations. by way of exploring an severe human adventure, formative years sexual abuse, the current learn permits an perception right into a hidden, silenced, and damaging point of human kin. it's the first of its variety to make understandable either the final course from violation to ailment, and the actual common sense of attack embodiment.
as a result of its theoretical and methodological framework, the current learn offers proof that the embodiment of sexual violation adventure is knowledgeable by means of located common sense and rationality. those, besides the fact that, don't correspond to clinical good judgment and rationality. The universe of socio-culturally constituted which means and that of scientifically built wisdom are proven to be incompatible. Subjectively expert violation embodiment may be misinterpreted and for that reason maltreated in the objectively grounded framework of present biomedical praxis.
for that reason, sufferers of silenced sexual violence are revictimized via medicine.

Show description

Read or Download Inscribed Bodies: Health Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse PDF

Similar health & medical law books


Encyclopedia of Forensic and felony medication, Volumes 1-4, moment version is a pioneering 4 quantity encyclopedia compiled through a world staff of forensic experts who discover the connection among legislations, drugs, and technology within the learn of forensics. this significant paintings comprises over 300 cutting-edge chapters, with articles overlaying crime-solving suggestions comparable to autopsies, ballistics, fingerprinting, hair and fiber research, and the delicate systems linked to terrorism investigations, forensic chemistry, DNA, and immunoassays.

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine

Scientific judgements in glossy scientific perform are more and more motivated through moral and felony concerns, yet few medical professionals were officially knowledgeable in scientific legislation and ethics, and are uncertain of power resources of obtainable details, which leaves them uncovered to public feedback and the specter of felony motion.

Best Interests of the Child In Healthcare (Biomedical Ethics)

Topical and compelling, this quantity presents an outstanding re-examination of the ‘best pursuits’ try out within the healthcare enviornment; the ways that it has built, the inherent problems in its use and its interpretation in criminal instances in regards to the therapy of youngsters. Comprehensively masking either the English and Scottish place in the context of the ecu conference of human Rights and the UN conference at the Rights of the kid, the writer examines a variety of healthcare events, from the widely happening to the bizarre, delivering a close research of laws, case legislations, situations and their implications.

Informed Consent: A Primer for Clinical Practice

The literature on trained consent and its ethico-legal importance in scientific perform has grown quickly in recent times. This exact publication deals a realistic description of the rules of knowledgeable consent and their software in day-by-day scientific perform. Written through a staff of specialists in scientific ethics and legislation, the chapters use a case-based method of elucidate the essence of consent and spotlight the ways that person sufferers and various events can form or even problem the elemental rules of expert consent.

Additional resources for Inscribed Bodies: Health Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Example text

After having performed the preliminary study and compared my impressions with the tenor and terminology in the research of the field, I was certain as to the unacceptable limitations of the predominant methodology with regard to abuse impact appreciation. 3. 1 THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS EPISTEMOLOGIES Until the end of 1992, studies had addressed the probable relationship between unwanted sexual experiences in childhood or adulthood and a history of frequent mental health problems, including somatization disorder.

How ever, neither medical "solution" represents a solution for the person in pain. In fact, either of them may both intensify the pain and increase the person's disability, thus contributing to the pain's chronicity and increasing the patient's dependency on others. The constructed conflict, created by naturalist epistemology, will not be recognized as being constructed unless medicine acknowledges the limitations of this particular theoretical frame. Laurence J. Kirmayer has explored the role of psychosomatic medicine as a unifying corrective to dualistic biomedical view.

The appearance of exactness may veil an insufficiency of knowledge derived from correctly performed research. Even researchers who explicitly promote other than mathematically based approaches in human health research have left this special problem untouched, as becomes obvious in an editorial in BMJ on this topic: Traditional quantitative methods such as randomized controlled trials are the appropriate means of testing the effect of an intervention or treatment, but a qualitative exploration of beliefs and understanding is likely to be needed to find out why the results of research are often not implemt>nted in clinical practice.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.71 of 5 – based on 3 votes