News tagged with rape
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, but Kansas State University's Donna Potts thinks every month should focus on the problem—especially on college campuses throughout the world.
Health Apr 04, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
People have probably always known about the psychological effects of experiencing life-threatening events such as military combat, natural disasters, or violent assault. Literature through the ages – some ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A nine-year-old Mexican girl has given birth and authorities are looking for the presumed father, who is 17, officials said Wednesday.
Other Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Depression and post-traumatic stress disorder are commonly associated with sexual assault, but a new study from The University of Texas at Austin shows that female victims suffer from a wide spectrum of debilitating effects ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Buenos Aires approved a law early Friday authorizing unrestricted abortions in cases of rape or when the mother's life is in danger.
Health Sep 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Uruguay's congress appeared ready on Tuesday to legalize abortion, a groundbreaking move in Latin America, where no country save Cuba has made abortions accessible to all women during the first trimester ...
Health Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A Sao Paulo court allowed a woman to abort a four-month-old malformed fetus despite Brazil law only granting abortions in cases of rape or when the mother's life is in danger, local media said Sunday.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay) -- Health experts are strongly refuting the assertion by a Republican Congressman that pregnancy is much more unlikely if a woman is raped.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Aug 21, 2012 | 2.3 / 5 (3) | 7
(AP) -- The Obama administration says it is expanding the FBI's more than eight-decade-old definition of rape to reflect a better understanding of the crime and to broaden protections.
Health Jan 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- It's a startling number: 1 in 4 women surveyed by the government say they were violently attacked by their husbands or boyfriends.
Health Dec 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
A Florida State University clinical psychologist has identified factors that could cause some women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to have chronic, persistent symptoms while others recover naturally over time.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0