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Unformatted text preview: can refer to both under sexual assault = Sex without consent Force & Non-consent FORCE: prevent from leaving holding down restraining verbal threats isolating continue to touch weapon NON CONSENT: intoxicated unconscious sleeping statutory disability said “no”, “not now. .” Crying, screaming Trying to resist Incidence Studies Koss: 1/4 women raped by the time they graduate 16 -24 year olds highest risk SJSU - ~2% a year 75-80% by acquaintances 1/12 college men have committed acts that meet the legal definition of rape 1/3 say would if they could get away w/ it Rape Myths “She asked for it” “ Men can’t help themselves…” Effects increase self blame reduce likelihood of help seeking add to confusion & shame *Deny abuser’s responsibility...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course PSYC 209 at San Jose State.