ERIC Number: EJ484611
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Somatic Symptoms, Social Support, and Treatment Seeking among Sexual Assault Victims.
Kimerling, Rachel; Calhoun, Karen S.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v62 n2 p333-40 Apr 1994
Repeatedly assessed rape victims (n=115) and matched comparison group (n=87) for somatic symptoms, psychological distress, health care use, and self-rated health perceptions during year immediately after assault. Women who experienced sexual assault reported more somatic complaints, poorer perceptions of physical health, greater psychological distress, and increased use of medical services. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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