Category Archives: Psychiatry

Rape side affects (RTS) & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) overlap

[caption id="attachment_3642" align="alignleft" width="200"] Children suffer also[/caption] The symptoms of Rape Traumatic Syndrome (RTS) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)  overlap. Obviously a person who has been raped will generally experience high levels of distress during the sexual assault and for a very long time after. Some victims are able to cope and recover quickly but…
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21st Century Family Survival Guide

Why Family and not victims? Instead of a Rape Centre we have a Be Safe Program and part of this is providing easy to understand information to guide everyone to being safer. Many organisations and governments only concentrate on providing services to victims. Rape centres, emergency services, psychiatric facilities. These provide specific help. We don't do a…
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