Holistic Assessment of rape victims
- Jasmine's Changes through Schema Focused Therapy. Maclin, Vickey L. // Journal of Psychology & Christianity;Spring2012, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p78
The article presents a case study involving a Canadian woman treated for anxiety using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in the form of schema-focus therapy (SFT). The woman is said to have suffered from sexual assaults, verbal abuse by her mother, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...
- Ego-Identity Achievement and Perception of Risk in Intimacy in Survivors of Stranger and Acquaintance Rape. McEwan, Siobhan L.; de Man, Anton F.; Simpson-Housley, Paul // Sex Roles;Sep2002, Vol. 47 Issue 5/6, p281
Presents a study which investigated the relationship between rape trauma in general and the variables of ego-identity achievement and perception of risk in intimacy. Methods; Results; Discussion.
- Male rape. King, Michael B. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/15/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6765, p1345
Focuses on the management of victims of male rape. Factors influencing reluctance of society to recognize male sexual assault; Circumstances of the offense; Occurrence of the rape trauma syndrome in male victims.
- Validation of a French Version of the Dissociative Experiences Scale in a Rape-Victim Population. Darves-Bornoz, Jean-Michel; Degiovanni, Andree; Gaillard, Philippe // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry;Apr1999, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p271
Investigates the validity of the French version of Disassociative Experiences Scale, a screening instrument for disassociative symptoms in rape trauma victims. Assessment of the construct of the scale and its internal consistency; Extent and features of disassociation among rape trauma victims;...
- rape-trauma syndrome: compound reaction. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1972
A definition of the term "rape-trauma syndrome: compound reaction" is presented, which refers to a nursing diagnosis of a forced violent sexual penetration against the victim's will whose resulting trauma syndrome includes an acute phase of disorganization of the victim's lifestyle.
- rape-trauma syndrome: silent reaction. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1972
A definition of the term "rape-trauma syndrome: silent reaction" is presented, which refers to a nursing diagnosis of a forced violent sexual penetration against the victim's will, whose resulting trauma syndrome includes an acute phase of disorganization of the victim's lifestyle.
- Private Nightmares: Rape-trauma evidence admissible. Reidinger, Paul // ABA Journal;May90, Vol. 76 Issue 5, p92
Focuses on the admissibility of the 'rape-trauma syndrome' to guide the jury in understanding the initial refusal of a rape victim to identify her assailant. Overview on the decision of the New York Court of Appeals which upholds the evidence of rape-trauma syndrome; United States Court of...
- `No means no'. Voelkel, Rebecca // Scholastic Choices;Sep93, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p10
Provides personal insights on being a date rape survivor. Feeling of shame from experience; Keeping of event for four years; Forgiveness of self; Start of healing process; Involvement in educational programs to raise awareness about issue.
- Psycho-legal issues affecting rape survivors with mental retardation. Pillay, A. L.; Sargent, C. // South African Journal of Psychology;Sept2000, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p9
Rape survivors who are believed to have mental retardation are subjected to a somewhat different sequence of legal events compared to those without this disability. Their intellectual functioning is questioned, as is their competence to give evidence in the trial of the alleged perpetrator. The...