What is it about?
Given Asian American women’s unique experiences of racialized sexism including being fetishized, hypersexualized, and deemed submissive, they may be more vulnerable to sexual assault. Following a review of the existing literature, mental health professionals were interviewed to determine culturally-attuned treatment approaches for Asian American survivors of sexual violence.
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Why is it important?
This paper advances knowledge and treatment approaches for Asian American survivors of sexual violence, a population that has been previously neglected and overlooked. This paper also acknowledges the impact of racialized sexism as experienced by Asian American women, including being hypersexualized, fetishized, and deemed submissive.
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This page is a summary of: Not your submissive china doll: Counseling Asian American female survivors of sexual assault at the intersection of racialized sexism., Asian American Journal of Psychology, September 2022, American Psychological Association (APA), DOI: 10.1037/aap0000300.
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