Child Sexual Abuse and Its Impact on The Developing Brain, An Annotated Bibliography

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1) “Child Sexual Abuse, Traumatic Experiences, and Their Impact on the Developing Brain” Gaskill, Richard L. and Perry, Bruce D. (2012) “Child Sexual Abuse, Traumatic Experiences, and Their Impact on the Developing Brain” Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment. Online. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781118094822.ch2/pdf Annotated Bibliography: In this article, the author is making an argument that sexual abuse causes brain development problems in the long run. These children gain “a less flexible state of equilibrium” (Gaskill 37). They then become poor socialized and have problems in regards to emotional and physical health. In order to these children, they need to be helped immediately,…show more content…
It discusses the different ways to treat children. Not only that but it also argues that there are different forms of sexual abuse. This source does not compare to other sources that we have gather because this source explains various ways to treat children. In the other sources, it discussed the outcomes of the abuse. The source is quite useful for our project. This source will fit perfectly with our research because in our project we will like to implement ways to treat sexual abuse. I believe this source will help us gather such information to add unto our project. 4) “Intervention Application for Self-Injury Following Childhood Sexual Abuse” Tangeman, Keegan R. and Shelby, Janine. (2012) “Intervention Application for Self-Injury Following Childhood Sexual Abuse”. Handbook of Child Sexual Abuse: Identification, Assessment, and Treatment. Online. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/9781118094822.ch19/pdf Annotated Bibliography: The article starts by defining what Type I and Type II mean in regards to traumas. Type I is when a person undergoes trauma in one specific event, however Type II is when a person goes through a long-term trauma with an unvaried amount of time. It also discusses the survival brain versus the learning brain, where the person has a survival brain is constantly surveying their environment scanning

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