Sexual assault is a deeply traumatic experience that leaves invisible scars on the survivor’s mental health.
- Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy
For nearly 30 years, the RAINN has served the country as the largest nonprofit anti-sexual assault organisation, providing services for victims.
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Mock Juror Study Sheds Light on Perceptions of Male Sexual Assault Victims – Victim Weight Unrelated to Verdict
The body weight of male victims of sexual assault does not significantly impact perceptions or judgments in a simulated jury setting.
Among boys, the researchers anticipated rates of self-harm could drop by 8.4% and severe psychological distress by 3.7%, if sexual assault and harassment were eradicated.
In the US, the laws surrounding sexual assault will vary from state to state.