PSY 265 - Week 8 - The Effects of Sexual Abuse

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Unformatted text preview: The Effects of Sexual Abuse Abuse Ronda White PSY/265 University of Phoenix, Axia College Instructor, Lisa Tobler November 11, 2010 Rape Short-term Effects Short-term Undergo a period of crisis • Challenging period Physical and psychological effects • • • Lack of self-esteem Depression Anxiety Difficulty returning to daily routine Guilty feelings Google Images Childhood Sexual Abuse Childhood Short-term Effects Psychological effects • Aggression • Depression • Anxiety Physical effects • Injuries to genitals • Psychosomatic effects Act out Regression Google Images Rape Rape Long-term Effects Sexual Interference • Sexual fear • Desire for sex Psychological Interference • Depression and/or anxiety May lead to drug/substance abuse Google Images Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) Fear by association Childhood Sexual Abuse Childhood Long-term Effects Psychological interferences • • • Anxiety Fear Depression Promiscuity Altered sexual behavior • Sexual interferences PTSD Google Images Conclusion Conclusion Physical and psychological effects of Physical RAPE RAPE and Google Images CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE CHILDHOOD are negatively life-changing. are References References Google. (2010). Google Images. Retrieved from Google. Google Retrieved http://images.google.com/images?q=sexual+abuse&hl= http://images.google.com/images?q=sexual+abuse&hl en&gbv=2&tbs=isch:1&ei=_J3dTL_PL8L58AbXspH9Dg &sa=N&start=288&ndsp=18 Rathus, S. A., Nevid, J.S., and Fichner-Rathus, L. (2005). Rathus, Human sexuality in a world of diversity. (6th ed.) Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon. Sarin, S., & Nolen-Hoeksema, S. (2010). The dangers of dwelling: An examination of the relationship between rumination and consumptive coping in survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Cognition & Emotion, 24(1), 71-85. Cognition 24(1), doi:10.1080/02699930802563668. doi:10.1080/02699930802563668. ...
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