Tag: sexual abuse

Image: PD 1. Childhood sexual abuse is associated with an increased risk of suicide attempts. 2. The magnitude of the association between suicide attempt and childhood sexual abuse is heterogenous, and the temporality of the association is difficult to establish.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)     Study Rundown: Self-inflicted harm is common...
Image: PD  1. Compared to supportive counseling, prolonged exposure therapy for sexual abuse-related PTSD was more effective at reducing symptoms in adolescent girls.  2. Improvement in symptoms remained significant up to 12 months after treatment completion.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)        Study Rundown: This randomized clinical trial found that prolonged...