SEXUAL ASSAULT and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Sexual can have a profound psychological effect. PTSD, depression, and many other psychological disorders are possible consequences.
Given the complexities of many sexual assault reactions, a suitably qualified and experienced therapist is strongly recommended when it comes to psychological treatment of any trauma-related disorders in sexual assault victims.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This page and this site describes general information about PTSD which may not apply to your situation. Information should NOT be used for diagnosis or treatment purposes. You should consult a GP, Clinical Psychologist, or other mental health professional for advice on your symptoms and the most appropriate treatment(s).
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