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Unformatted text preview: 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) touches other with intent to satisfy own sexual desires...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course PSY 239 taught by Professor Dr.stephaniegoodwin during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Fall '08