Victims' Psychosocial Well-Being After Reporting Sexual Harassment in the Military

  title={Victims' Psychosocial Well-Being After Reporting Sexual Harassment in the Military},
  author={Margret E Bell and Amy E Street and Jane. Stafford},
  journal={Journal of Trauma \& Dissociation},
  pages={133 - 152}
Given the importance of reporting to sexual harassment prevention and intervention efforts, it is not surprising that an extensive scientific literature has developed on predictors of victims' decisions about making a formal report to authorities about their experiences. In contrast, little empirical work has focused on how reporting affects victims, particularly their psychosocial well-being. This study used a national sample of 1,562 former military Reservists who had experienced sexual… 
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