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Research & Reviews  3,465 results

The role of belief in memory amplification for trauma events.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbtep.2021.101652
Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry; Nahleen S, Nixon RDV et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Trauma survivors often report trauma events inconsistently over time. Many studies, for example, have found that people report having experienced trauma events that they initially failed to report or remember, a phenomenon called "memory amplifica...

A formative evaluation of a web-based intervention for women with a sexual assault hist...
https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000917
Psychological Trauma : Theory, Research, Practice and Pol... Gulati NK, Blayney JA et. al.

Feb 25th, 2021 - Sexual assault (SA) among college women is widespread and is associated with negative consequences including heavy drinking. However, women with SA histories are rarely the target of alcohol interventions, and existing alcohol interventions do not...

Child Sexual Abuse and Adult Sexual Assault among Emerging Adults: Exploring the Roles ...
https://doi.org/10.1080/10538712.2021.1890295
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse; Walker HE, Wamser-Nanney R et. al.

Feb 24th, 2021 - Child sexual abuse (CSA) has been previously linked with a risk for adult sexual assault (ASA) and posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS). Yet, the relations between CSA, ASA, and other psychological outcomes that may contribute to increased risk fo...

Sexual Assault and Carotid Plaque Among Midlife Women.
https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.017629
Journal of the American Heart Association; Thurston RC, Jakubowski K et. al.

Feb 23rd, 2021 - Background Sexual assault is a risk factor for poor mental health, yet its relationship to cardiovascular disease risk is not understood. We tested whether women with a sexual assault history had greater carotid atherosclerosis levels and progress...

Analysis of condom evidence in forensic science: Background survey of the human vaginal...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2021.110724
Forensic Science International; Hermelin A, Fabien L et. al.

Feb 21st, 2021 - Condom traces are increasingly detected from victims of sexual assault, mostly from vaginal swabs. Protocols have been developed for the analysis of silicone-based condom lubricants using DRIFTS-FTIR and py-GC/MS, but very little research is conce...

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Guidelines  31 results

ACOG: Sexual Assault
https://www.acog.org/Clinical-Guidance-and-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Health-Care-for-Underserved-Women/Sexual-Assault

Mar 31st, 2019 - Sexual violence continues to be a major public health problem affecting millions of adults and children in the United States. Medical consequences of sexual assault include sexually transmitted infections; mental health conditions, including post...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month - I Ask
https://www.nsvrc.org/saam

Mar 31st, 2019 - Sexual Assault Awareness Month is a campaign to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. The campaign theme, I Ask, champions the message that asking for consent is a healthy, normal, and necessary...

Guidelines examination of victims of sexual assault harmonization of forensic and medic...
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-018-1791-y
International Journal of Legal Medicine; Ludes B, Geraut A et. al.

Feb 22nd, 2018 - Sexual assault is a complex situation with medical, psychological, and legal aspects. Forensic experts play a major role in terms of forensic and gynecological medical examination and evidence collection in order to maintain the chain of custody. ...

Global Human Trafficking and Child Victimization
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/140/6/e20173138
Jordan Greenbaum

Nov 30th, 2017 - Trafficking of children for labor and sexual exploitation violates basic human rights and constitutes a major global public health problem. Pediatricians and other health care professionals may encounter victims who present with infections, injuri.

Responding to children and adolescents who have been sexually abused: WHO clinical guidelines
http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/violence/clinical-response-csa/en/
WHO

Sep 30th, 2017 - Sexual abuse of children and adolescents is a gross violation of their rights and a global public health problem. It adversely affects the health of children and adolescents.

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3,611 results

The role of belief in memory amplification for trauma events.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbtep.2021.101652
Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry; Nahleen S, Nixon RDV et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Trauma survivors often report trauma events inconsistently over time. Many studies, for example, have found that people report having experienced trauma events that they initially failed to report or remember, a phenomenon called "memory amplifica...

A formative evaluation of a web-based intervention for women with a sexual assault hist...
https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000917
Psychological Trauma : Theory, Research, Practice and Pol... Gulati NK, Blayney JA et. al.

Feb 25th, 2021 - Sexual assault (SA) among college women is widespread and is associated with negative consequences including heavy drinking. However, women with SA histories are rarely the target of alcohol interventions, and existing alcohol interventions do not...

Child Sexual Abuse and Adult Sexual Assault among Emerging Adults: Exploring the Roles ...
https://doi.org/10.1080/10538712.2021.1890295
Journal of Child Sexual Abuse; Walker HE, Wamser-Nanney R et. al.

Feb 24th, 2021 - Child sexual abuse (CSA) has been previously linked with a risk for adult sexual assault (ASA) and posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS). Yet, the relations between CSA, ASA, and other psychological outcomes that may contribute to increased risk fo...

Sexual Assault and Carotid Plaque Among Midlife Women.
https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.017629
Journal of the American Heart Association; Thurston RC, Jakubowski K et. al.

Feb 23rd, 2021 - Background Sexual assault is a risk factor for poor mental health, yet its relationship to cardiovascular disease risk is not understood. We tested whether women with a sexual assault history had greater carotid atherosclerosis levels and progress...

Analysis of condom evidence in forensic science: Background survey of the human vaginal...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2021.110724
Forensic Science International; Hermelin A, Fabien L et. al.

Feb 21st, 2021 - Condom traces are increasingly detected from victims of sexual assault, mostly from vaginal swabs. Protocols have been developed for the analysis of silicone-based condom lubricants using DRIFTS-FTIR and py-GC/MS, but very little research is conce...

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News  187 results

Tablet-Based Sex Trafficking Screening Works for Minors in the ED
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/946098

Feb 18th, 2021 - (Reuters Health) - Using an electronic tablet to deliver a six-item screening tool to minors in a pediatric emergency department is effective in identifying sex trafficking, a new study suggests. Researchers tested this confidential screening appr...

Psychogenic Seizures Tied to Sexual Assault, Stroke
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/942641

Dec 14th, 2020 - Individuals who have experienced sexual trauma have more than a tenfold increased risk of developing psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNESs) and are also more likely to suffer a stroke, new research shows. "These patients are experiencing a pret...

Former Great Ormond Street Hospital Porter Faces Child Sex Charges
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/941646

Nov 25th, 2020 - A former Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) porter is facing 84 sex offence charges, including rape. He is also charged with 20 counts of sexual assault of a child under 13, and one count of attempted rape of a child under 13. Fifty-five-year-old...

Sex Abuse Class-Action Suit vs Ex-UCLA Ob/Gyn Settled for $73 Million
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/941320

Nov 18th, 2020 - The University of California system will pay $73 million under a proposed settlement in the civil case of a former UCLA gynecologic oncologist accused of sexual abuse, according to the Los Angeles Times. The settlement was reached Monday in the cl...

Prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation in the UK
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/939013

Oct 12th, 2020 - The first UK study of its kind has found that while the number of diagnosed cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) is low in the UK, the average age of cases is three years of age. The study, published in  Archives of Disease in Childhood,  desc...

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