Effects of Sexual Assault Are Source of Severe Health Problems

Originally written by Nicole Lane for Medtruth There are 321,500 sexual assault survivors in the United States. An estimated 50 to 90 percent of them develop PTSD. Other health effects of sexual assault that victims face include depression, high blood pressure, anxiety, kidney disease, aneurysms, and diabetes, among other illnesses. Physical Consequences of Sexual Victimhood A recent … Continue reading Effects of Sexual Assault Are Source of Severe Health Problems