Published in AIDS Weekly, July 3rd, 2006
Study 1: HIV risk may be increased in sexually revictimized women.
Scientists at the University of Minnesota report, "This study explores the associations of sexual revictimization (experiencing sexual abuse in childhood and adulthood) in a sample of 230 African American women who are low-income. Data indicate that women who experience sexual revictimization are more at risk for emotional stress and psychological pathology than women with no history of abuse."
"In addition, women who are revictimized appear to be at greater risk for emotional problems than women...
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