The Traumatic Effects of Rape

The Traumatic Effects of Rape

It is commonly assumed that all rapists are strangers lurking in dark alleyways ready to pounce on unsuspecting and vulnerable women. This is the scenario commonly portrayed in television dramas and novels. However, in reality most rapes are committed by someone known...
Traumatic Resilience: Avoiding Ptsd

Traumatic Resilience: Avoiding Ptsd

Isolating specifics that identify resilience to trauma is complex. In essence, this article likely raises more questions than answers, which I look forward to discussing. One must note that–due to the complex, individualistic nature of humans–science on...
Medical Evidence is Rare in Child Sexual Abuse

Medical Evidence is Rare in Child Sexual Abuse

Since it often happens without any witnesses present, sexual abuse is incredibly difficult to prove. Medical tests are used to look for evidence of sexual abuse in children. In an ideal world, these invasive procedures would confirm what the children know to be true....