Not all abused children become serial killers, and not all serial killers are victims of childhood abuse. However, the connection between the two cannot be dismissed as just coincidence.
The psychological effect on psychiatrist victims should be acknowledged even when the behavior of the perpetrator can be explained by diagnosis.
As the #MeToo movement has gained strength, reports of sexual harassment at medical schools have mostly remained stagnant.
Mental health professionals regularly grapple with the best way to support clients navigating an onslaught of sexual violence in their daily lives.
Men, including male physicians, are less likely than female physicians to seek medical treatment for their own health conditions.
A growing body of research finds disproportionately high rates of sexual assault among servicewomen.
10.3% of the participants experienced moderate victimization that increased, and 5.1% experienced high levels of consistent victimization.
Awareness of adolescents' sexual history is essential in providing mental health treatment.
Teenage girls can learn assertive behavior to reduce unwanted sexual advances through a virtual reality program.
Women who were sexually abused in their youth tended to have thicker carotid arteries, which can lead to cardiovascular disease.
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