Sexual problems of sexual assault survivors

Judith V. Becker, Linda J. Skinner, Gene G. Abel, Roz Axelrod, Joan Cichon

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations

Abstract

Attempts to downplay the sexual component of sexual assault may actually result in an injustice to sexual assault survivors as it may desensitize professionals working with sexual assault survivors to the possible development of sexual problems. of 371 sexual assault survivors evaluated, more than 40% reported that they were experiencing sexual problems as a result of their assaults. In addition, these assault-related sexual problems can be chronic, enduring for many years. The need to screen for and provide treatment when necessary for such sexual problems is apparent.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-20
Number of pages16
JournalWomen and Health
Volume9
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 16 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Sexual problems of sexual assault survivors'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this

    Becker, J. V., Skinner, L. J., Abel, G. G., Axelrod, R., & Cichon, J. (1984). Sexual problems of sexual assault survivors. Women and Health, 9(4), 5-20. https://doi.org/10.1300/J013v09n04_02