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Revenge Pornography: Mental Health Implications and Related Legislation.

@article{Kamal2016RevengePM,
  title={Revenge Pornography: Mental Health Implications and Related Legislation.},
  author={Mudasir Kamal and William J. Newman},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={2016},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={
          359-67
        }
}
  • Mudasir Kamal, W. Newman
  • Published 1 September 2016
  • Psychology
  • The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Revenge pornography, also known as nonconsensual pornography, is a subtype of cyberharassment/cyberstalking, and a serious problem facing society in the Internet age. Revenge pornography can result in lifelong mental health consequences for victims, damaged relationships, and social isolation. Recently, a growing number of states have recognized the importance of this phenomenon and have enacted legislation that criminalizes it. The technology industry has also taken steps to assist victims of… 

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