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The Short and Long Term Effects of Rape and Childhood Sexual Abuse. by Amanda Goodson. Rape (noun): is an assault by a person involving sexual intercourse with or without sexual penetration of another person without that person's consent. Synonym: sexual assault .

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The Short and Long Term Effects of Rape and Childhood Sexual Abuse

by Amanda Goodson


Rape (noun): is an assault by a person involving sexual intercourse with or without sexual penetration of another person without that person's consent. Synonym: sexual assault.

The Different Types of Rape:

-Acquaintance Rape (Date Rape)

  • Spousal Rape

  • College Campus Rape

  • Gang Rape

  • Rape in prisons, military and during war

    - Rape of Children


Short Term Effects of Rape

Social / behavior changes:

- Withdrawal

- Sudden fear of the dark

- Intolerance to being touched

- Strange clothing

- Increased aggressiveness and anger

- Decline in educational performance

- Increased curiosity about sex

  • Physical

  • - Excessive Crying

  • - Disturbed sleep patterns

  • - Unexplained injury to the genitals, mouth or anal area.

  • - STDs

  • Psychological:

  • - Depression,

  • - Suicidal thoughts

  • - Post-traumatic Stress disorder


Long Term Effects of Rape

  • Social/Behavioral:

  • - Low self-esteem

  • -Difficulty in developing and maintaining interpersonal relationships

  • Sexual dysfunction

Physical:

- STI infections

(HIV, Herpes, etc.)

Psychological:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Phobic avoidance reactions

  • Borderline personality disorder

  • Complex post-traumatic stress disorder


Victims of Rape are….

..6times

more likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.

..4 times more likely to contemplate suicide.

..3times

more likely to suffer from depression.

..26 times

more likely to abuse drugs.

..13times

more likely to abuse alcohol.


  • For more information visit:

    www.crisisinterventioncenter.org

    www.rainn.org

    www.vday.org

    www.aftersilence.org

    Bibliography:

    www.wikipedia.com

    www.ncvc.org

    Russell, D.E.H.The epidemic of rape and child sexual abuse in the United States. Sage Publications, Inc., California, 2000.


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