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

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

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  1. The Short and Long Term Effects of Rape and Childhood Sexual Abuse by Amanda Goodson

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. 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.