Flashcards in Chapter 22 - Unit 3 Deck (10)
Rape - is it a legal term?
What is non-contact sexual abuse?
Includes threatened sexual violence, exhibitionism, etc.
The effects of child abuse can last a lifetime. T/F?
Help those who have been assaulted - if in the ER, be their support. They are a priority (but don't have them wash up until swabs are taken!) T/F?
Instead of alleged, use ___.
Instead of refused, use ___.
Instead of intercourse, use ___.
Instead of in no acute distress, use ____.
Instead of alleged, use reported.
Instead of refused, use declined.
Instead of intercourse, use penetration.
Instead of in no acute distress, describe the behavior.
What are the two phases of rape trauma syndrome?
Acute Phase - begins immediately after the crisis.
Then, it occurs as long as two weeks after - but can have lasting effects for years.
(So, acute and long-term)
Rape Trauma Syndrome - similar to..
What are some short term goals for rape victims?
Hand needs in ER before leaving, state results of exam, give needed information, give a list of counselors, etc.
Long Term Rape Goals -
find ongoing support, be happy again with self and sex, etc.