Rape survivors' experiences with the legal and medical systems: do rape victim advocates make a difference?

@article{Campbell2006RapeSE,
  title={Rape survivors' experiences with the legal and medical systems: do rape victim advocates make a difference?},
  author={Rebecca L Campbell},
  journal={Violence against women},
  year={2006},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={30-45}
}
This study used a naturalistic quasi-experimental design to examine whether rape survivors who had the assistance of rape victim advocates had more positive experiences with the legal and medical systems compared to those who did not work with advocates. Eighty-one survivors were interviewed in two urban hospitals about what services they received from legal and medical system personnel and how they were treated during these interactions. Survivors who had the assistance of an advocate were… CONTINUE READING
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