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Military sexual trauma



Military Sexual Trauma is a term that describes sexual assault and rape experienced by military personnel. It is often accompanied by posttraumatic stress disorder.[1] A great deal of attention is being paid to sexual assault in the U.S. military because of the role of American women in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.[2]

Additional recommended knowledge

The Department of Veterans Affairs of the U.S. military has a program to assist victims of military sexual trauma.[3]

References

  1. ^ Dawn Fratangelo (2007-05-07). Military sexual trauma — the new face of PTSD. NBC News. MSNBC. Retrieved on 2007-12-31.
  2. ^ Sara Corbett (2007-03-18). The Women’s War. The New York Times Sunday Magazine. The New York Times. Retrieved on 2007-12-31.
  3. ^ Military Sexual Trauma Program. Retrieved on 2007-12-31.
 
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