Feature from "The Home Front" (University of Southern California SOCIAL WORK SCHOOL publication)
NEW STUDY ON MILITARY SEXUAL ASSAULT FINDS LONG-TERM CONSEQUENCES FOR VICTIMS
Victims of military sexual assault experience unique circumstances and require specific treatment compared to civilian sexual trauma victims, according to a new University of Southern California study.Researchers with the Center for
Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families at the USC Suzanne Dworak Peck School of Social Work examined the physical and psychological health, along with risk-taking behaviors of men and women who had experienced sexual assault in the military. Researchers said the study's findings can guide service providers' treatment of these issues among the military population.
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