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dc.contributor.authorWalker-Williams, Hayley J.
dc.contributor.authorVan Eeden, Chrizanne
dc.contributor.authorVan der Merwe, Karen
dc.identifier.citationWalker-Williams, H.J. et al. 2013. Coping behaviour, posttraumatic growth and psychological well–being in women with childhood sexual abuse. Journal of psychology in Africa, 23(2):259-268. []en_US
dc.identifier.issn1815-5626 (Online)
dc.description.abstractThis study investigated the coping behaviours and posttraumatic growth of women with sexual abuse in childhood (CSA) and long-term effects on their psychological well-being in adulthood. Participants were 10 women survivors of CSA (ages ranging from 23 – 48 years). Data on how women resiled, coped and thrived were collected using individual interviews. Interpretative phenomenological analysis were used for data analysis. The data were thematically analyzed. Themes to emerge from the analysis included the importance of positive coping behaviour, evolving alternative life narratives and the development and utilization of inner strengthsen_US
dc.publisherTaylor & Francisen_US
dc.subjectchildhood sexual abuseen_US
dc.subjectconstructive coping behaviouren_US
dc.subjectposttraumatic growthen_US
dc.subjectpsychological well-beingen_US
dc.subjectpositive psychologyen_US
dc.titleCoping behaviour, posttraumatic growth and psychological well–being in women with childhood sexual abuseen_US
dc.contributor.researchID10837965 - Walker-Williams, Hayley Janay
dc.contributor.researchID10057013 - Van Eeden, Chrizanne
dc.contributor.researchID11039736 - Van der Merwe, Eveline Karen

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