Sexual Abuse

Harassment of LGBT Youths Can Lead To Lasting Depression, PTSD

Harassment of LGBT Youths Can Lead To Lasting Depression, PTSD

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10.3% of the participants experienced moderate victimization that increased, and 5.1% experienced high levels of consistent victimization.

Discussing Sexual History with Adolescents in Mental Health Treatment

Discussing Sexual History with Adolescents in Mental Health Treatment

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Awareness of adolescents' sexual history is essential in providing mental health treatment.

Virtual Reality Training Helps Girls Avoid Unwanted Sexual Advances

Virtual Reality Training Helps Girls Avoid Unwanted Sexual Advances

Teenage girls can learn assertive behavior to reduce unwanted sexual advances through a virtual reality program.

Childhood Sexual Abuse Increases Heart Risks Later

Childhood Sexual Abuse Increases Heart Risks Later

Women who were sexually abused in their youth tended to have thicker carotid arteries, which can lead to cardiovascular disease.

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