TITLE

rape-trauma syndrome: compound reaction

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1850
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "rape-trauma syndrome: compound reaction" is presented. It refers to a nursing diagnosis accepted at the NANDA 13th Conference in 1998. It is caused by the forced violent sexual penetration against the will and consent of the victim. The trauma syndrome that develops from this attack or attempted attack includes an acute phase of disorganization of the lifestyle of the victim and a long-term process of reorganization of lifestyle.
ACCESSION #
21243483

 

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