EUGENE, Ore. — (Feb. 27, 2013) — “Betrayal violates us,” write University of Oregon psychologists Jennifer Freyd and Pamela Birrell in the preface of a new book that tackles the devastating act and probes the deep underpinnings of why people cover it up.
Blind to Betrayal (John Wiley & Sons, 224 pages) hits the bookstands March 11. Freyd, an expert on betrayal and child abuse, and Birrell, a licensed clinical psychologist and senior instructor in the UO Department of Psychology, present case studies of unfaithful spouses, abuse by powerful authority figures and corrupt institutions. More importantly, they address coming to grips with betrayal and how doing so helps victims move on. — From the UO Office of Communications. Read more…
Blind to Betrayal (John Wiley & Sons, 224 pages)
by University of Oregon psychologists Jennifer Freyd and Pamela Birrell