News tagged with sexual assault
A study of 345 female university students found that 233 of them had experienced at least one unwanted sexual experience in their lifetime, and 46 percent of those victims also experienced betrayal by the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 3 |
According to results of a new study by researchers at the University of Utah, military personnel experience increased risk of suicidal thoughts or actions if they were the victims of physical or violent sexual assault as ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
A new study led by University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers is the first to identify a genetic risk factor for persistent pain after traumatic events such as motor vehicle collision and sexual assault.
Medical research May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new study found that suspect age, alcohol use, and weapon use all influence whether a suspect uses a condom during sexual assault.
Health Apr 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—More than half of all teens and young adults in the United States know a victim of dating violence or sexual assault, according to a new national survey.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Viewers of primetime crime dramas, like NCIS, CSI or Law & Order, are more inclined than non-viewers to see themselves intervening on behalf of the victim of a sexual assault, according to recent research ...
Health Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
US war veterans on Monday suggested meditation to help heal the post-war mental disturbances that afflict a growing number of American soldiers, including possibly the ex-Marine who gunned down the country's most famous sniper ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 05, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
Many high school students work in addition to going to school, and some argue that employment is good for at-risk youths. But a new study has found that placing juvenile offenders in jobs without ensuring that they attend ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Underage drinking in the United States remains a serious public health issue, a new federal government report shows.
Health Nov 26, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
An increasing number of women entering young adulthood engage in heavy drinking behavior, placing them at risk of developing alcohol use disorders (AUDs) as well as other negative consequences such as sexual assault and physical ...
Addiction Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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
(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
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
(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