news items – Sybil in her own words, Senate subcommittee, Sandusky and Orthodox scandals

This week there have been several developments in the child abuse and trauma prevention field.   The book “Sybil in her own words” that helps rebut the book “Sybil Exposed” has had a new article written about it by  the book’s author in a major publication.   Educational efforts continue to train professionals about trauma.  Legal reforms are being developed to help child abuse victims.  More information about the Sandusky and Orthodox child abuse scandals has been released.  A recent study has been written about showing the high number of girls under the age of ten that have been raped.

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Sybil in Her Own Words by Patrick Suraci, Psychologist 12/15/11
….I recently published Sybil In Her Own Words: The Untold Story of Shirley Mason, Her Multiple Personalities and Paintings. It is a follow-up to the case of a woman who had 16 personalities, then called Multiple Personality Disorder.

Patrick Suraci received his Ph.D. in psychology from the New School for Social Research.

Sybil in Her Own Words by Patrick Suraci, Psychologist 12/15/11                          

Subcommittee Hearing – Breaking the Silence on Child Abuse: Protection, Prevention, Intervention, and Deterrence
Committee: Subcommittee on Children and Families
December 13 2011

Syracuse Child Abuse Cases Spur Calls To Reform New York Statutes Of Limitations

McQueary: I saw Sandusky in a ‘wrong and sexual’ act with boy – Former, current Penn State officials ordered to trial
say the men are innocent and contest McQueary’s statements.

The Missing D. A.
Why did prosecutor in Sandusky Case disappear?
Orthodox sex abuse scandal – 117 kid victims and 85 arrests in Jewish enclave

400,666 US Girls Under Ten Are Forcibly Raped

Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS)

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