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  • noun Deny, Attack, and Reverse Victim and Offender. A behavior of perpetrators of wrongdoing (especially sexual offenders), when accused, of attacking their victim, reversing the roles of victim and offender.

Etymologies

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Acronym of “Deny, Attack, and Reverse Victim and Offender”. Coined by Jennifer J. Freyd in “Violations of power, adaptive blindness, and betrayal trauma theory” (1997), Feminism & Psychology.

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  • Deny, Attack, Reverse Victim ~ Offender

    June 8, 2012