Tag: "rape" at medical news
UK Center for Research on Violence Against Women director to receive national justice award
...o led to increased funding for Kentucky's regional rape
crisis centers and domestic violence shelter programs. Her influence has also been heavily felt in the Kentucky General Assembly as she spearheaded the successful passage of over 30 pieces of legislation....
Study finds torture and human rights abuses among Tibetan refugees
...eported incidences of child imprisonment, torture, rape
and executions. Their current study evaluated all published reports on mental health outcomes within the Tibetan population. All included studies had been conducted on Tibetan refugees that had successfully escaped Tibet, a combined analysis of 410...
Visualization techniques can help smokers quit
...thoughts resulting from traumatic events including rape
and other types of sexual assault. This study, published in the Journal of Nursing Scholarship looked at 71 smokers from a hospital outpatient clinic. Those in the intervention group were given instruction on how to use guided imagery and were enc...
Risky sex in Miami, racial influence on children's care in latest Journal of Urban Health
... often reported using cocaine and ketamine (a date rape
drug also known as "Special K") and engaging in unprotected receptive anal intercourse in the past month. "Tourists may be even more likely than residents to engage in risky sexual behaviors and use certain recreational drugs," said lead author Will...
Unwanted sex appears common in some teen relationships
...journals. Unwanted sex in the form of coercion and rape
can harm mental and physical health and has been linked to depression, anxiety disorders, unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), according to background information in the article. This type of sexual pressure or force can o...
Medical students should be taught about rape
...care professionals be trained in the management of rape
and sexual assault instead? "Doctors in differe...cal students. The UK survey concluded that because rape
is so common and traumatic, all medical schools should consider teaching in this area. Victims of ra...