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Rape%2011-18-10 - PSY 239 The Psychology of Women Sexual...

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PSY 239: The Psychology of Women Sexual Assault and Rape Sexual assault -unwanted sexual contact including sexual touching -typically accompanied by psychological or physical pressure Rape -sexual penetration with or without consent, that is obtained by force or threat of physical harm or when victim is incapable of giving consent Indiana Criminal Code (IC 35-42-4-1) Rape occurs when a person knowingly or intentionally has sexual intercourse with a member of the opposite sex when: 1 – the other person is compelled by force or imminent threat of force 2 – the other person is unaware that sexual intercourse is occurring 3 – the other person is so mentally disabled or deficient that consent to intercourse cannot be given An offense described in subsection (a) is a Class A felony if: 1 – it is committed by using or threatening the use of deadly force 2 – it is committed while armed with a deadly weapon 3 – it results in serious bodily injury to a person other than a defendant; or 4 - the commission of the offense is facilitated by furnishing the victim, without the victim's knowledge, with a drug or a controlled substance or knowing that the victim was furnished with the drug or controlled substance without the victim's knowledge. Criminal Deviate Conduct (IC 35-42-4-2) – causes another to perform or submit to deviate sexual conduct Sexual Battery (IC 35-42-4-8)
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