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Isolation – Male Survivors & Cognitive Distortions

https://www.mosac.net/page/199 Cognitive distortions are mistakes in the thinking process which affect perceptions, self-evaluations, and assumptions about other people, the environment, and the future. Sexually abused children tend to…

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Five Common Patterns Found Among Child Sexual Abusers

https://www.psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/neurosagacity/201801/larry-nassar-exploiting-privilege-and-trust 3) Cognitive Distortions Cognitive distortions of child molesters refer to their belief system, excuse-making, denial, defensiveness, justifications, and minimizing (Ciardha & Gannon, 2011). Not…

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Cognitive Traps and Distortions

http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2016/01/03/how-to-untangle-yourself-from-cognitive-traps/ Overgeneralization You have one or two negative experiences and think everything in the future will play out that same way. Ironically, in a self-fulfilling…

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