The Effects of Sexual Abuse

The Effects of Sexual Abuse - sexual favor to an adult or...

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The Effects of Sexual Abuse Jean Dixon March 4, 2012 University of Phoenix Psy265
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What is sexual abuse  v Sexual abuse includes someone touching your private parts.  v making you touch theirs. v  It can also include rape  v making you watch them masturbate  v rubbing their body against you in a sexual way v making you look at sexual pictures or videos
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rape v the unlawful compelling of a person  through physical force or duress to  have sexual intercourse. 
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Medical v vaginal or anal bleeding or infection v fibroids v decreased sexual desire v genital irritation v pain during intercourse v chronic pelvic pain v urinary infections v pregnancy Effect of rape Psychological v lack of motivation to seek care v lack of empathy v cutting themselves off from other
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Childhood sexual abuse v this is known as a child performing a
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Unformatted text preview: sexual favor to an adult or someone older then them. v could be in a form of sexual touching any body part v v Medical Ø Bed wetting Ø genital irritation Ø urinary infections Effects childhood sexual abuse Psychological Ø Depression Ø post-traumatic stress disorder Ø anxiety Ø eating disorders Ø poor self-esteem Ø sexualized behavior Posttraumatic stress disorder v In the aftermath of a traumatic event, it is normal to have feelings of detachment or emotional numbness, a feeling of distorted or altered reality, amnesia or even repeated reliving of the event REFERENCES v http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-sexual-abuse.htm v http://www.burstingthebubble.com/what-is-sexual-abuse.htm v http://ptsd.factsforhealth.org/...
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2012 for the course PSY265 AAGI0NMZC taught by Professor Katiaaraujo during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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