Montag, April 20, 2015

"Einer von drei Teenagerjungen, die sexuelle Gewalt erlitten haben, versucht, sich umzubringen"

Just in time for National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a new study sheds light on just how serious it can be among teen boys, finding that one in three who experience sexual assault have a go at suicide.

"The stigma is often not addressed, it’s a silent issue in society," said Dr. Laura Anderson, a licensed psychologist and assistant professor in the University at Buffalo’s School of Nursing, in a press release. "Very rarely does programming address boys. It’s often presumed to be an issue for girls. The results [pf the study] highlight the need to educate the public and develop preventive programming and support for male and female sexual assault survivors."

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