Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Female Genital Cutting in the United States: Implications for Mental Health Professionals

Authors/Editors

Akinsulure-Smith, Adeyinka M.
Sicalides, Evangeline I.

Publisher(s)

Washington, DC: American Psychological Association

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

Journal of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 47 5, October 2016, 7 pages

Description of Resource

This article from the Journal of Professional Psychology: Research and Practice discusses and reviews the prevalence of FGC in the United States, the literature regarding the physical, psychological, and social consequences of this practice, and the practice's implications for mental health services. The authors also provide recommendations for clinical practice, education and training, research, and advocacy.

Languages

English

Availability

http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/pro/47/5/356