This book describes the profound interferences with normal developmental processes that occur throughout the life cycle as a result of chronic child sexual abuse. This conviction is supported by the presentation of detailed case histories of individuals ranging in age from five to sixty three.
About the Author:
Calvin A. Colarusso, MD, is clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California at San Diego and training and supervising analyst in adult and child psychoanalysis at the San Diego Psychoanalytic Institute. In the private practice of adult and child psychiatry and psychoanalysis in San Diego since 1973, Colarusso is the author of fifty professional articles and five books on adult and child development. For the past thirty years he has served as an expert witness in civil suits, including approximately one hundred cases related to child sexual abuse.