What really happened? A validation study of rape survivors' help-seeking experiences with the legal and medical systems.

@article{Campbell2005WhatRH,
  title={What really happened? A validation study of rape survivors' help-seeking experiences with the legal and medical systems.},
  author={Rebecca L Campbell},
  journal={Violence and victims},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={55-68}
}
Much of what is known about rape survivors' experiences with the legal and medical systems has come from victims' accounts; rarely have researchers collected "the other side of the story" to find out what system personnel say did or did not happen in these interactions. In the current study, rape survivors who sought emergency medical care were interviewed before their hospital discharge about what services they received and how they were treated by social system personnel. Corresponding… CONTINUE READING