A novel screening tool for assessing child abuse: the Medical Somatic Dissociation Questionnaire-MSDQ - Daphna-Tekoah S, Lev-Wiesel R, Israeli D, Balla U.
Somatic dissociation is known to be associated with childhood abuse, particularly with childhood sexual abuse (CSA). Currently, the diagnosis of CSA is hampered by the lack of a validated questionnaire. While some questionnaires are excellent research tool... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Rape in Brazil and relationships with alcohol consumption: estimates based on confidential self-reports - Massaro LTDS, Adesse L, Laranjeira R, Caetano R, Madruga CS.
This study presents the rape prevalence and its relationship with alcohol consumption based on the analysis of cross-sectional data from the 2012 Second National Alcohol and Drugs Survey, which used a cluster-stratified probabilistic sample of the Brazilia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

School personnel's bystander action in situations of teen relationship abuse and sexual assault: prevalence and correlates - Edwards KM, Sessarego SN, Banyard VL, Rizzo AJ, Mitchell KJ.
BACKGROUND: Relationship abuse (RA) and sexual assault (SA) are major problems among high school students, and school personnel are an important part of preventing RA and SA among youth. Therefore, we examined the rates and correlates of bystander intentio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Not OK: When Patients Sexually Harass Physicians
(MedPage Today) -- A common yet rarely discussed abuse (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - March 21, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Childhood adversity linked to higher out-of-pocket health care costs in adulthood
FINDINGSA study has found that out-of-pocket health care spending and medical debt are substantially higher when adults have a history of adverse childhood experiences. The study showed that household medical costs were 30 percent higher, and the likelihood of medical debt was doubled, when an adult had lived through three or more adverse experiences during childhood.BACKGROUNDAdverse childhood experiences include abuse, neglect and household dysfunction that occur before 18 years of age. The types of hardships can include divorce or separation from parents, violence in the home and parental mental illness. Such experience...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 21, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Is campus rape primarily a serial or one-time problem? Evidence from a multicampus study - Foubert JD, Clark-Taylor A, Wall AF.
We examined the prevalence and repeat offenses of college men, including fraternity men and student athletes, taking advantage of someone sexually while under the influence of alcohol. Preexisting data from the Core Alcohol and Other Drug Survey included a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Long term consequences of child sexual abuse in Saudi Arabia: a report from national study - Almuneef M.
Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) is a global public health problem that has been found to be linked to negative health outcomes. The aim of this study is to examine the prevalence of different forms of CSA and its impact on chronic diseases, mental health disorder... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Self-reported impulsivity in women with borderline personality disorder: the role of childhood maltreatment severity and emotion regulation difficulties - Krause-Utz A, Erol E, Brousianou AV, Cackowski S, Paret C, Ende G, Elzinga B.
BACKGROUND: Childhood maltreatment, such as severe emotional, physical, and sexual abuse and neglect, has been linked to impulse control problems and dysfunctional emotional coping. In borderline personality disorder (BPD), a history of childhood maltreatm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CDC: Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review
Notice from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a proposed information collection revising and extending the annual National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) through 2021. NAMCS provides information on office visits to physicians, as well as non-physician clinicians in community health centers. Some items will be modified or deleted, including data items on HIV and sexually transmitted infection prevention, alcohol and substance abuse screening, and culturally and linguistically appropriate services. Comments are due within 30 days of publication of this notice. (Source: Federal Register updates v...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - March 19, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Geocoding child sexual abuse: an explorative analysis on journey to crime and to victimization from French police data - Chopin J, Caneppele S.
BACKGROUND: For several years, the link between mobility, human behavior and crime have highlighted by criminologists. Nevertheless, due to the difficulty of compiling sensitive geographical data, the spatial behavior of extrafamilial child abusers has rec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Substance use in a domestic minor sex trafficking patient population - Moore JL, Goldberg AP, Barron C.
Substance use and abuse have been documented as both a risk factor in and consequence of involvement in domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST). Domestic minor sex trafficking is defined as the commercial sexual exploitation of children in exchange for money... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

People Affected by Leprosy in Latin America Unite for Their Rights and Their Voice
Family photo of part of the 111 participants in the First Latin American and Caribbean Assembly of Organisations of People Affected by Hansen's Disease, on the steps of the Morisco Palace, the headquarters of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, which hosted the three-day meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Credit: Mario Osava/IPSBy Mario OsavaRIO DE JANEIRO, Mar 14 2019 (IPS) With the decision to found a regional coalition to promote rights and greater participation in national and international forums and decisions, the First Latin American and Caribbean Assembly of Organisations of People Affected by Hansen’s disease, popu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mario Osava Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Conferences Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Latin America & the Caribbean Population Regional Categories Ter Source Type: news

What Therapists Are Telling Trauma Survivors After ‘Leaving Neverland’
There’s a lot to unpack and learn from James Safechuck’s and Wade Robson’s sexual abuse allegations against Michael Jackson in the new HBO doc. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boys abused in a community setting: an analysis of gender, relationship, and delayed prosecutions in cases of child sexual abuse - Coburn PI, Harvey MB, Anderson SF, Price HL, Chong K, Connolly DA.
Previous research on gender differences and delay of disclosure of child sexual abuse is inconclusive; some research has found that male victims are more likely to delay disclosure than female victims, while other studies have found no gender difference. T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Grooming hurts too: the effects of types of perpetrator grooming on trauma symptoms in adult survivors of child sexual abuse - Wolf MR, Pruitt DK.
In this study of 277 adult survivors of child sexual abuse, participants advised the many ways they were groomed into being abused by up... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Healing from childhood sexual abuse: a meta-synthesis of qualitative studies - Jeong S, Cha C.
Although the global prevalence of childhood sexual abuse (CSA) is very high, the experience of healing after such abuse has not been well documented. The goal of this study was to characterize the healing experience among CSA survivors presented in the lit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Police say shooting at care facility unrelated to rape case
Authorities say the shooting of an armed man outside an Arizona long-term care facility does not appear to be connected to the rape of an incapacitated woman who later gave birth there (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

"We are children like others": Pathways to mental health and healing for children born of genocidal rape in Rwanda - Kahn S, Denov M.
Despite the well-documented prevalence of rape as a strategy of war, little is known about the specific psychological consequences to children born of conflict-related sexual violence. The results of data analysis of 7 focus groups and 60 in-depth intervie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A latent class analysis of lifetime victimization among homeless youth - Tyler KA, Ray CM.
Homeless youth experience high rates of child physical and sexual abuse, and many are revictimized on the streets. Despite their high rates of victimization, few studies have examined whether specific victimization types (e.g., sexual vs. physical) cluster... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The role of regional organizations in reducing organized rape - Annooz A, Janabi Q.
Organized rape in armed conflict is one of the most serious violations of human rights, which creates a clear crisis in the identity of the other party and solidifies the sense of bitterness of defeat. Rape in armed conflicts is thus different from that of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Arizona now oversees center where incapacitated woman raped
An embattled Phoenix long-term care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth is now under state supervision (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Rape messaging - Allen A.
When feminists began advocating for rape reform in the 1970s, the rape message was clear: rape was not a crime to be taken seriously because women lie. After decades of criminal law reform, the legal requirement that a woman vigorously resist a man's sexua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A paper-based, cell-free biosensor system for the detection of heavy metals and date rape drugs - Gr äwe A, Dreyer A, Vornholt T, Barteczko U, Buchholz L, Drews G, Ho UL, Jackowski ME, Kracht M, Lüders J, Bleckwehl T, Rositzka L, Ruwe M, Wittchen M, Lutter P, Müller K, Kalinowski J.
Biosensors have emerged as a valuable tool with high specificity and sensitivity for fast and reliable detection of hazardous substances in drinking water. Numerous substances have been addressed using synthetic biology approaches. However, many proposed b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Break the Menstrual Taboo
In India, less than 10 percent of women and girls have access to sanitary products. Many are forced to seek alternatives, from old rags to newspapers. Credit: Stella Paul/IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Mar 8 2019 (IPS)It is time to rise up and fight a long neglected taboo: menstruation.Marking International Women’s Day, United Nations human rights experts called on the international community to break taboos around menstruation, noting its impacts on women and girls’ human rights.“Persistent harmful socio-cultural norms, stigma, misconceptions and taboos around menstruation, continue to lead t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Aid Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Gender Global Global Governance Headlines Health Human Rights IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse North America Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Internationa Source Type: news

The influence of peer support for violence and peer acceptance of rape myths on multiple forms of interpersonal violence among youth - Collibee C, Rizzo C, Bleiweiss K, Orchowski LM.
Significant work has highlighted the associations among physical dating violence, bullying perpetrated in person, and cyberbullying. Yet these experiences are most often examined in isolation. The present study adds to the literature by testing the hypothe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Eliminating Gender And Racial Bias In The World: Leslee Udwin Wins UN Women For Peace Awards
The making of the BBC documentary India ’s Daughter, based on the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder of 23-year-old Jyoti Singh changed Leslee Udwin's life. This experience led her to give up her career in film making and dedicate her life to elimiating gender and race bias in society through education. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lawrence Wintermeyer, Contributor Source Type: news

Eliminating Gender And Racial Bias In The World: Leslee Udwin Wins UN Women For Peace Award
The making of the BBC documentary India ’s Daughter, based on the 2012 Delhi gang rape and murder of 23-year-old Jyoti Singh changed Leslee Udwin's life. This experience led her to give up her career in film making and dedicate her life to elimiating gender and race bias in society through education. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lawrence Wintermeyer, Contributor Source Type: news

Unsung Hero: Diana
My name is Diana Patricia Solís. I’m from a small town called Guacarí in the Valle del Cauca department of Colombia. I have two sons. In 1995, I became a victim of sexual violence. I was attacked by a group of several FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) men who live in the valley. It is very difficult to talk about this because of how you feel after. You feel dirty. Rape makes you feel bad. It’s horrible. Your whole world crumbles. They kept me up in in the mountains for two days and did all sorts to me. I couldn’t defend myself. As a result of the attack, I also contracted a sexua...
Source: Doctors of the World News - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samantha Armstrong Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Why children don't often report sexual abuse
The new documentary, "Leaving Neverland," sheds light on why people who say they are child sex abuse survivors may not come forward. In the film, Wade Robson explains why he waited more than two decades to accuse Michael Jackson of abuse. Dr. Veronique Valliere, a clinical psychologist with more than 25 years experience working with offenders and survivors of child sex abuse, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss changing the narrative around sexual abuse and what parents can to do protect their children. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sexism and rape myth acceptance: the impact of culture, education, and religiosity - Prina F, Schatz-Stevens JN.
This study explores the influence of education and religiosity on sexist attitudes towards women and rape myth acceptance in two samples totaling 399 participants from the United States and Italy. Both samples completed a demographic questionnaire that ass... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Breaking the taboo: sexual assault in late life as a multifaceted phenomenon-toward an integrative theoretical framework - Band-Winterstein T, Goldblatt H, Lev S.
Sexual assault (SA) in late life has been receiving growing attention over the past two decades. It is directed primarily against older women and has been the least frequently reported form of abuse. Despite the growing awareness and body of knowledge on t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Masculinity and sexual abuse: explaining the transition from victim to offender - Cossins A, Plummer M.
Psychological theories attempt to prove the abnormality of child sex offenders' behavior through a deterministic analysis, whereby particular psychological characteristics are considered to predict child sex offending. Such a focus ignores the structures o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Re-examining the relationship between avoidance and post-traumatic stress symptoms in rape survivors enrolled in self-defense training: the protective effect of activities self-efficacy - Pinciotti CM, Reffi AN, Orcutt HK.
Although many women do not report sexual victimization as motivation for seeking self-defense training, differences in self-efficacy suggest that self-efficacy deficits may influence survivors' desire to seek training. Lower self-efficacy, thought to negat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Unsung Hero: Anny
My name is Anny Tenga Modi. I’m 37 and I have an 18-year old daughter. I became an orphan when I was 13. I run an organisation called AFIA MAMA. I’m a feminist activist campaigning for women and children’s rights, particularly regarding issues of leadership and participation. I’ve been living in Kinshasa for four years now. I came back to DRC from South Africa where I spent over 10 years as a refugee. I was my father’s princess. He was in politics. He died when I turned 13. It was one year before the genocide and two before the first so-called war of liberation. As an orphan, I was displa...
Source: Doctors of the World News - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Broken hearts and battered lives: adverse and abusive life histories and externalized responses to anger as pathways to illicit drug use among incarcerated women - Jones MS, Sharp SF, Worthen MGF.
Most incarcerated women suffer from adverse and abusive life histories, including adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), such as sexual, physical, emotional abuse, and neglect, and intimate partner violence (IPV). In addition, many have difficulties regulat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Verbal abuse during pregnancy increases frequency of newborn hearing screening referral: the Japan Environment and Children's Study - Komori K, Komori M, Eitoku M, Joelle Muchanga SM, Ninomiya H, Kobayashi T, Suganuma N.
BACKGROUND: Verbal abuse during pregnancy has a greater impact than physical and sexual violence on the incidence of postnatal depression and maternal abuse behavior towards their children. In addition, exposure of children (aged 12 months to adolescence) ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

How to Support a Friend or Loved One Who Has Been Sexually Abused
It ’ s been a particularly difficult few months for sexual abuse survivors. If you know someone who ’ s been abused, here are some tips to best support them and their recovery. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: VANESSA MARIN Tags: Sexual Harassment Sex Crimes #MeToo Movement Therapy and Rehabilitation Source Type: news

Thousands of migrant children in U.S. shelters allegedly sexually abused
Thousands of accusations of sexual abuse and harassment of migrant children in U.S. government-funded shelters were made over the past four years, including many directed against adult staff members, according to federal data released Tuesday. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

'Rape triggered my Tourette's'
It did not stop Natalie Pearson becoming what is thought to be the world's only teacher with her form of the condition. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A follow-up study of mental health service utilisation in a cohort of 2433 sexually abused Australian children utilising five years of medical data - Guha A, Luebbers S, Papalia N, Ogloff JRP.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: There are well established links between child sex abuse (CSA) and a range of mental health adversities in the literature. However, there has been very limited examination of mental health care needs of CSA survivors, indicated b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The significance of the forensic clinical examination on the judicial assessment of rape complaints - developments and trends - Kj ærulff MLBG, Bonde U, Astrup BS.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate the role of the forensic clinical examination in the judicial assessment made by the Prosecution Service in cases of rape. METHODS: All cases of police-reported sexual assault in the county of Fun... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Domestic minor sex trafficking in the medical setting: a survey of the knowledge, discomfort, and training of pediatric attending physicians - Barron CE, Moore JL, Baird GL, Goldberg AP.
Domestic minor sex trafficking (DMST) is a severe manifestation of sexual abuse and a major domestic health issue. The adverse health consequences of DMST bring victims into contact with health institutions and medical providers frequently, providing the o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Bidirectional same-gender and sexual minority intimate partner violence - Messinger AM.
While research repeatedly finds that intimate partner violence (IPV) rates are elevated in same-gender relationships (SG-IPV) and in the relationships of sexual minorities (SM-IPV), it is less clear whether this abuse tends to be "unidirectional," with one... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Nobi, 42 – Testimony of Rohingya
As I walked with him through the camp, we could hear the residents call: “Nobi vai!” (Brother Nobi!). Nobi is undoubtedly very popular in the area. As a leader among Doctors of the World’s volunteers, he is also a major pillar in community work. Nevertheless, his gestures and words are humble, smart, and calm. He discusses quietly about the need for a clinic for the inhabitants, but then he wells up as he starts to talk about his 2-year-old son. Being a father, a community leader, and a community worker is a heavy burden. His warm human nature feels like a healing energy for the inhabitants of the camp wh...
Source: Doctors of the World News - February 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Risk factors for child sexual abuse victimization: a meta-analytic review - Assink M, van der Put CE, Meeuwsen MWCM, de Jong NM, Oort FJ, Stams GJJM, Hoeve M.
Experiencing child sexual abuse (CSA) is a major public health problem with serious consequences for CSA victims. For effective assessment and (preventive) intervention, knowledge on risk factors and their effects is crucial. Here, the aim was to synthesiz... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Allegations of child sexual abuse in parenting disputes: an examination of judicial determinations in the Family Court of Australia - Ferguson C, Wright S, Death J, Burgess K, Malouff J.
This study examined Family Court of Australia (FCA) judicial determinations in parenting disputes when allegations of child sexual abuse (CSA) are made by an interested party, usually the mother. For the study, 156 published judgments from 2013-2015 were e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Impact of child sexual abuse disclosure on the health of nonoffending parents: a longitudinal perspective - Cyr M, Frappier JY, H ébert M, Tourigny M, McDuff P, Turcotte ME.
This study assesses the longitudinal impact of CSA disclosu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Differences in rape acknowledgment and mental health outcomes across transgender, nonbinary, and cisgender bisexual youth - Anderson RE, Tarasoff LA, VanKim N, Flanders C.
The purpose of this study was to document the rates of rape acknowledgment (labeling rape as rape rather than using a minimizing label) and the corresponding mental health correlates using the minority stress framework in a unique and vulnerable sample: ra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Perpetration of sexual aggression among adolescents in South Africa - Kuo C, Mathews C, LoVette A, Harrison A, Orchowski L, Pellowski JA, Atujuna M, Stein DJ, Brown LK.
INTRODUCTION: In South Africa, one in three men have reported perpetrating rape. Adolescence presents a unique developmental period for primary prevention of violence. However, few studies characterize the epidemiology of sexual violence among adolescents ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mantle of forensics in child sexual abuse - Murali P, Prabhakar M.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is defined as inappropriate adolescent or adult sexual behavior or contact with a child. Sexual abuse may be committed by any person including those under the age of 18 years when that person is either significantly older than the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news