Age at sexual assault and posttraumatic stress disorder among women: prevalence, correlates, and implications for prevention.

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BACKGROUND Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating psychiatric condition that can occur in people who experience extremely stressful or traumatic life events. Sexual assault is one of the most traumatic stressors in life. Although several studies have investigated the association between history of sexual assault and PTSD, studies on the… (More)

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@article{Masho2007AgeAS, title={Age at sexual assault and posttraumatic stress disorder among women: prevalence, correlates, and implications for prevention.}, author={Saba W Masho and Gasmelseed Y. Ahmed}, journal={Journal of women's health}, year={2007}, volume={16 2}, pages={262-71} }