Rape/Sexual Assault

Johnson, K. M. (1998). If You are Raped: What Every Woman Needs to Know (2nd Ed.). Reviews the stages of recovery from a rape and provides strategies coping. Also contains detailed information on dealing with family/friends, taking legal action, and obtaining additional resources. This book is also available in a shorter, booklet form. (4)

Ledray, L. E. (1994). Recovering from Rape (Second Ed.). Practical guidelines for overcoming the trauma of rape, addressing such topics as learning it was not your fault, coping with difficult emotions, and telling others. Also includes suggestions for significant others and information about prosecution.

McEvoy, A.W. & Brookings, J. B. (1991). If She is Raped: A Guidebook for Husbands, Partners, andMale Friends. . Offers advice for communicating with the rape victim, understanding her experience, and reporting the rape. Uses case studies and describes how to learn from them. (4) NOTE: This book—along with the companion book, If He is Raped by McEvoy, A., Rollo, D., & Brookings, J.—is available in a shorter, booklet form.

Warsaw, R. (1988). I Never Called It Rape: The Ms. Report on Recognizing, Fighting, and Surviving Date and Acquaintance Rape. Addresses issues specifically related to date rape, including recognizing the facts, learning it was not your fault, and coping with the effects.