News tagged with sexual assault
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
Canada's Supreme Court on Friday decriminalized the non-disclosure of HIV status prior to sex where no realistic possibility of transmitting the potentially deadly virus exists.
HIV & AIDS Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Although most victims of sexual assault experience severe pain after their attack, fewer than one-third receive medication to ease their discomfort, according to a new study.
Health Sep 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Preschool children exposed to domestic violence and additional traumatic events are at increased risk for developing traumatic stress disorder, a new University of Michigan study shows.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Although dating violence is a recognized problem for U.S. teens, a majority of high school counselors say their school provides no training or guidelines for dealing with abusive romantic relationships, ...
Pediatrics Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Acute severe pain is common in sexual assault survivors in the early post-assault period, but rarely treated
Despite the fact that the majority of women presenting to emergency departments for care after sexual assault experience severe pain, very few receive pain treatment.
Health Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Adult lesbian and bisexual women are more likely to report childhood abuse and adult sexual assault than heterosexual women, according to a new study by Dr. Keren Lehavot from the VA Puget Sound Health Care System in Seattle, ...
Other Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study by University of Georgia researchers demonstrates that several months before a female victim is sexually assaulted, her pattern of drinking alcohol influences her risk for unwanted sexual contact, ...
Health May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- According to the 2006 National Violence Against Women Survey, one in six women is a victim of sexual assault, a crime that Carol Anne Marchetti said is committed repeatedly by a relatively ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The Pentagon said Thursday the number of suicides in the US Army fell last year for the first time since 2004, but that sexual assaults increased.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(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
Many young women who steer clear of alcohol while they're in high school may change their ways once they go off to college. And those who take up binge drinking may be at relatively high risk of sexual assault, according ...
Health Dec 08, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new review article published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Review assesses the extent to which alcohol plays a causal role in sexual assault perpetration. Results found that men who are already prone to anger, who ha ...
Other Sep 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Judith A. Linden, MD, associate professor of emergency medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and vice chair for education in the department of emergency medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC), has written ...
Health Aug 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common outcome of sexual assault among many teenage girls, but they do not necessarily cope by binge drinking, a new study finds. When they occur in these girls, PTSD ...
Health Jul 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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