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He stopped answering my text I should be okay with that he raped me, but now I can't sleep at night and crying myself to sleep now, not healthy?
I was raped ten years ago (he climbed in a window while I slept). I am now having SEVERE anxiety, sleep/eating probs. This many yrs later...is it norm?
As a child i was molested badly and now when i sleep at night i dream of men trying to rape me. How do I get over this?
Is it possible to be raped while asleep without taking any drugs? I have severe anxiety & often worry of rape while i am sleeping at night?
Why do you ask?: You have a right to sleep in a secure place with a locked door and a means of self protection. Despite all the disinformaton, the vast majority of men would never think of assaulting you and would actively protect you from a man even bothering you in public. If you are in a dangerous environment, try to get away. But these are thoughts you should not be having. Your physician can help ...Read more
I was recently raped at work and im very depressed and anxious and cannot sleep at all due to nightmares. Im very scared about what I may do?
Take action: If you are in the US or some other country where the rule of law exists, and you were physically assaulted or threatened, whether or not it was actually rape, you owe it to yourself and others to report the rape to both the police and to your employer. In addition, get to your physician now for talk and perhaps Rx. Look forward and try to find real love even in a world where bad things do happen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have ptsd and have nightmares daily about my childhood rape. See counselor regularly, but can't sleep w/o someone with me. What can I do? 17 y/o f
Consider a referral : To an adolescent psychiatrist for medications known to help in ptsd to use as an adjunct to your therapy. Please tell your counselor about your continued physical ; emotional distress. If one of the types of therapy for ptsd - exposure therapy, relaxation training or eye movement desensitization ; reprocessing (emdr) has not worked, another may, in the hands of an expert therapist. ...Read more
I was recently raped at work by a co worker and im very depressed and anxious. I cannot sleep due to severe nightmares and night sweats.
Raped: Very sorry to hear that. 1: Report to the police! 2: Make an appointment to see a Psychologist. ...Read more
Zolpidem is said to be used for a rape drug, is this true and how does it work. Can a man that has taken zolpiden get an erection while asleep?
Zolpidem: Zolpidem and any other medication or substance which sedates people can probably be used for "date rape." however, this is not an appropriate use of a medicine prescribed for temporary insomnia. Rape is a serious crime. Men often have erections while asleep, at certain phases of sleep cycle. This still doesn't excuse rape. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Forced intercourse: This unfortunate activity occurs when a partner forces the other member to have sex without their consent. Sometimes this is with the aid of drugs and alcohol, but other times the stronger partner forces the weaker to consent. It is technically illegal but difficult to prosecute since their are no witnesses and a strong embarrasment factor. ...Read more
Evil use of drugs...: Given to a victim unaware of it, who then loses essential concious ability to make choices. Choices are made for them by manipulating persons who seek to "posses" the decicion making authority to misuse, molest , and rape their victims. All sorts of chemicals can be used in this fashion: alcohol, barbiturates, benodiazepines, ghb, and others that lower ones level of consciousness and retraint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rapist: Although there are some situations or behaviors that put individuals at risk for being assaulted (being intoxicated around potential perpetrators is a major one), no one ever "causes" themselves to be raped. If you have been a victim of rape, please seek help immediately. You can start with the police, then call your local rape hotline, go to your nearest er if recently raped, or tell your doc. ...Read more
Variously Defined: From http://womenslaw.Org "the term 'sexual assault' [what u refer 2as 'molestation, ' i believe] generally means unwanted sexual contact...Sexual contact against ur will, & without consent*. The legal definition varies by state, but sexual assault & domestic violence organizations consider any unwanted sexual activity 2 b sexual assault. This includes rape." [*if victim <18 yr this is irrelevant]. ...Read more
ER: Sorry to hear that. Please go to the er immediately and have them do a rape evaluation of you. Time is of the essence. They can search for particles, hair, semen, skin cells, etc. You would also be suspicious if you have rectal pain or bleeding. This is a crime and you need to go to the hospital first and then have the police try to catch this person before it happens to someone else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both are crimes: Rape is forcible sexual intercourse, often under threat of physical injury. Often the victim is unable to consent or resist. Like being under influence of date rape drugs or physically overpowered, etc. Molestation involves a sexual act (which could be rape, but doesn't have to be) with someone beneath the age of legal consent. Both rape and molestation are crimes, and are traumatizing. ...Read more