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Mental Health Information
April 2017 - Vol. 21 Issue 4
Published by athealth.com

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CONTENTS:

  1. Sexual Assault of Women
  2. Sexual Sunday School: The DSM and the Gatekeeping of Morality
  3. Care of the Adolescent After an Acute Sexual Assault
  4. Detecting Elder Abuse and Neglect: Assessment and Intervention
  5. Belated Justice for Sexual Assault Victims
  6. Concealing Campus Sexual Assault: An Empirical Examination
  7. Don’t Tell: Military Culture and Male Rape
  8. Sexual Violence - Facts at a Glance
  9. Sexual Violence Prevention: Beginning the Dialogue
  10. Counseling Survivors of Sexual Assault

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1.  Sexual Assault of Women
Sexual violence affects up to one third of women during their lifetime, is underreported, and more than one half of assaults are committed by someone known to the survivor.
AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN

2.  Sexual Sunday School: The DSM and the Gatekeeping of Morality
The history of psychiatry’s encounter with sexual diagnoses calls into question the role of psychiatrists as society’s moral gatekeepers.
AMA JOURNAL OF ETHICS

3. Care of the Adolescent After an Acute Sexual Assault
National data show that teenagers and young adults ages 12 to 34 years have the highest rates of being sexually assaulted of any age group.
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS

4. Detecting Elder Abuse and Neglect: Assessment and Intervention
One out of 10 older adults experiences some form of abuse or neglect by a caregiver each year, and the incidence is expected to increase.
AMERICAN FAMILY PHYSICIAN

5. Belated Justice for Sexual Assault Victims
Rebecca Campbell helped Detroit determine why critical evidence in thousands of sexual assault cases sat forgotten in a city storage facility for decades. Now she is bringing her expertise to other jurisdictions around the country.
AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (APA)

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6. Concealing Campus Sexual Assault: An Empirical Examination
This study seeks to test whether there is substantial undercounting of sexual assault by universities by examining statistical patterns in data submitted by universities.
AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (APA)

7. Don’t Tell: Military Culture and Male Rape
This article discusses male rape myths and related constructs as they are expressed within military culture.
PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

8. Sexual Violence - Facts at a Glance
Current data and statistics on sexual violence.
CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC)

9. Sexual Violence Prevention: Beginning the Dialogue
To prevent sexual violence, all sectors of our communities, many groups and agencies need to be engaged and understand what circumstances and factors influence its occurrence.
CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC)

10.  Counseling Survivors of Sexual Assault
Using this five-phase model, a high client retention rate of 70 percent and a low cancellation rate of approximately 25 percent was maintained over 18 months.
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