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Empathy Enhancement

John A. Hunter

in Help for Adolescent Males with Sexual Behavior Problems

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195329490
Published online May 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780190242121 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med:psych/9780195329490.003.0010

Series: Treatments That Work

Empathy Enhancement

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Chapter 10 explores the enhancement of empathy. The chapter discusses what empathy is and why it is important, the negative impact of sexual abuse, examining developmental trauma experiences, and exercises in writing empathy letters.

Keywords: sexual crimes; empathy; sexual abuse; developmental trauma experiences; empathy letters; cognitive-behavioral therapy; CBT

Chapter.  7714 words. 

Subjects: Clinical Psychology

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