Psychiatrists note few men see themselves as victims of SV

Psychiatrists note few men see themselves as victims of SV

Most perpetrators of SV against males are white, heterosexual men, and married or in long-term relationships with women. Male survivors of sexual assault and abuse | Columns | taosnews.com One of the most under-reported crimes in the U.S. is sexual assault/abuse (SV) of boys and men. Whether because of shame, stigma or self-doubt, most unwanted…

What happens to a child after he/she suffers sexual abuse?

What happens to a child after he/she suffers sexual abuse?

LewisUniversity Sexual abuse in childhood has serious and lasting psychological consequences. Long term psychological correlates of childhood sexual abuse include depression, suicidal tendencies, sexual dysfunction, self-mutilation, chronic anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, dissociation and memory impairment. Dr. Natalia Tapia, assistant professor of Justice, Law and Public Safety Studies at Lewis University, is the author of “Survivors…

First documented allegation by an under-aged male against Epstein

First documented allegation by an under-aged male against Epstein

A New York man alleged in a lawsuit that Jeffrey Epstein forced him into sex when he worked for the disgraced financier as a teen-aged intern in high school. The alleged victim, identified in court documents only as M.H., said he began working for Epstein between the summer of 2013 and into the spring of…

Alexander Stevens says his doctorate research has uncovered a disturbing truth
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Alexander Stevens says his doctorate research has uncovered a disturbing truth

These women came a variety of backgrounds, ethnicities and relationships. But they all had one thing in common. “They were people who had really integrated themselves into people’s lives,” Stevens said. “Grooming these boys in childhood into what would become sexual relationships later on.” These female perpetrators, Stevens says challenge the common perceptions of who…

Childhood Abuse Increases Risk of Adult Suicide

Childhood Abuse Increases Risk of Adult Suicide

People who were sexually abused as a child were three times more likely than others to try to kill themselves, according to the new study in Psychological Medicine. Childhood abuse increases risk of adult suicide, finds research | Mental health | The Guardian People who experienced sexual, physical or emotional abuse as children are two…

Survivors of sexual abuse experience amnesia
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Survivors of sexual abuse experience amnesia

survivors able to find strong corroboration of their recovered memories Participants reporting any type of childhood abuse demonstrated elevated levels of dissociative symptoms that were significantly higher than those in subjects not reporting abuse. Higher dissociative symptoms were correlated with early age at onset of physical and sexual abuse and more frequent sexual abuse. A…

Getting Support in NZ: Help Auckland

Help Auckland 0800 623 1700 Research points to a child’s home environment as a key factor in recovery. Early intervention of specialist services can make the difference between a family that is able to develop an emotionally safe home environment that both heals and prevents future abuse, versus a family that leaves a child isolated and vulnerable…