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How Do Girls Recover From The Trauma Of Rape
Is it common for memories of a previous trauma (abuse) to be re-experienced and cause anxiety while processing a new trauma (rape) in therapy?
Yes, not uncommon: Pleased to hear you are taking active steps for your health and wellbeing to resolve the impact of these events. Because our brain is linked by common pathways it is not uncommon for memories of trauma to be linked. Be sure to discuss these experiences with your therapist as identifying linked memory/event "hotspots" may be important for overall treatment outcomes. ...Read more
Medical trauma from rape kit and 2 night hospital stay 14 yrs ago is resurfacing now during miscarriage f/u exams. How do I approach my ob about this?
Simply tell him/her: I'm sorry for your loss -- & suggest simply telling your OB doctor what you're experiencing. Most doctors have compassion, and want to keep patients as comfortable as possible. They can work slowly and be gentle, so that necessary exams can be done without further suffering. It's also possible that working with a good therapist can help with your feelings about the earlier rape as well. ...Read more
Yes: Sexual predator can put the drug in a girl's drink when she is not paying attention and date rape drug can make a girl pass out and have no recollection of what happen while she is drugged. You can read more about date rape drug on http://www.Womenshealth.Gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/date-rape-drugs.Cfm. ...Read more
My son is 14 with autism he keeps touching girls at school and im scared out of my mind that some day he will rape someone and go tojail i need help!
Anal rape of a female child 6 years old. Is it reasonable for that female to cry later on in her life while thinking about the experience?
Can someone be suffering from a psychological trauma that impairs functioning from being assaulted by cybercrime and a sexual assault?
Nonconsensual Acts: Sexual assault refers to any sexual behavior without a person's consent. By definition this includes all sexual behavioor perpetrated by adults toward minors, because children are not considered to be of age to give consent. In addition, forced sexual activity by an older child toward a younger child may be considered to be assault. ...Read more
I don't understand!they forced me to have an exam right after i got raped because i'm a minor? So stripping me and holding me down is going to help?
Re-traumatizing: I'm sorry to read that after you were sexually traumatized that you experienced an additional negative experience in the hospital. I suspect that they needed evidence from your attack to prosecute whoever hurt you. Even if that were the reason it could still be very hurtful to you. Please find a psychologist or other therapist who works with sexual trauma. Look here: http://www.Rainn.Org/get-help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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