Navigation Links
Sexually Abused Males Found Struggling In heir relations with Healthcare Providers

New studies by Canadian researchers show that the male survivors of childhood sexual abuse face distinctive challenges that are not recognized and understood// many health care practitioners as well as they should. The researchers found that though both male and female childhood sexual survivors usually exhibit kinds of similar anxieties and fears about their encounters with health care professionals, there are gender based differences concerning observation of victim hood, guilt, shame, homophobia and vulnerability.

"We found that it's doubly-difficult for males to come forward after they've been sexually abused, because many men have difficulty identifying and expressing their feelings. There is also a common perception that males should be strong and shouldn't ever admit vulnerability or ask for help," said Gerri Lasiuk, a PhD student in the U of A Faculty of Nursing.

"Given the pervasive stereotype of men as strong, in control, and always able to defend themselves, even health professionals have a hard time recognizing men as victims, especially if their abuser was a woman," said Lasiuk, who co-authored a paper on this topic in the June 2006 edition of the journal Issues in Mental Health Nursing.

"Many male survivors felt that health care providers are more skeptical toward male claims of abuse than they are of similar female claims. When the abuser was a woman, there was an attitude of, 'So what? Isn't that every boy's fantasy?" Lasiuk said.

Lasiuk added that abuse by a male on a boy often causes confusion around sexual identity as the boy grows up, and many male survivors do not disclose their abuse for fear that they will be considered homosexual.

Another issue for men is the myth that all survivors are predisposed to become abusers themselves.

"The research is clear that only a small percentage of survivors go on to be abusers," Lasiuk said. "This erroneous belief causes tremendous hard
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Incidence Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Gay Men On The Rise
2. Sexually Abused Girls Develop Eating Disorders
3. Historic Increase In Incidence Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases In Scotland
4. Youth Becoming Sexually Active At A Younger Age
5. Youngsters Not Aware Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
6. Rates of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Soar In North UK
7. Girl Students Sexually Harassed by Security Forces in Nepal
8. Sexually Transmitted Infections Boom In UK
9. Boom In Sexually Transmitted Infections In Senior Scottish Citizens
10. Sexually transmitted diseases among teens on the rise
11. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Soaring Due To Unsafe Sex
Post Your Comments:
(Date:4/24/2015)... Integrative Therapeutics has introduced two new ... cognition. , A unique combination of herbs and ... Flavonoid Complex apart from other antioxidant supplements. This ... support antioxidation versus the use of single or ... extract, Resveratrol, Alpha-Glycosyl Isoquercitrin, and Coenzyme Q10 with ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... National Access Cannabis (NAC), ... to medical cannabis, is taking a leadership role in ... patients. , NAC is the first to back mdBriefCase ... grant, NAC will be providing 300 healthcare professionals with ... to help Canadians gain safe and responsible access to ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... Boone, Iowa (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 Eastern ... the facility’s new Community Room on Sunday April 26th from ... are invited to attend the ribbon cutting and grand opening ... and staff will be on hand to offer tours to ... care retirement community. , The new community room will be ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... 24, 2015 Recent research by the ... Physical therapists and their assistants are among the top ... growth by the year 2023. , Physical therapists ... strongest growth and greatest potential for expansion in the ... revealed that while physical therapists can offer great relief ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... A group of Southern Americans will take advantage of a ... Chinese for two weeks from July 21 to August 5, ... be challenged to avoid conflicts due to cultural differences, ideological ... required to function as one team, living and traveling together ... and Kung Fu martial arts as a part of this ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Integrative Therapeutics Introduces Two ProThrivers™ Wellness Supplements with Specialty Ingredients from Kyowa Hakko USA 2Health News:Integrative Therapeutics Introduces Two ProThrivers™ Wellness Supplements with Specialty Ingredients from Kyowa Hakko USA 3Health News:Integrative Therapeutics Introduces Two ProThrivers™ Wellness Supplements with Specialty Ingredients from Kyowa Hakko USA 4Health News:National Access Cannabis Gives 300 Canadian Healthcare Professionals Access to Medical Cannabis Certificate Program 2Health News:Huntsville Medical Doctor Explains Why Physical Therapy May Not Treat Muscle Numbness Adequately 2Health News:Inside China: Americans Travel to Heartland of China to Live & Learn with Local Chinese 2Health News:Inside China: Americans Travel to Heartland of China to Live & Learn with Local Chinese 3
... no difference in cognition between hormones and placebo , , ... to women in the first few years after menopause ... sexual interest, a new study found. , The ... plus progesterone, suggesting that progesterone could be the active ...
... Solution to Large Corporations, NEW YORK, Sept. ... that it has hired Bill McDermott as Executive,Vice ... named a member of the,company,s Executive Management Committee. ... for Fortune 1000 companies. The,announcement was made by ...
... Sept. 24 Orthopedic Development,Corporation, parent company to ... received the TruFUSE posterior fusion procedure,since its introduction ... solutions to treat intractable back pain, has been ... small cork-shaped dowels made of human,bone, called allografts, ...
... Minn., Sept. 24 Enova Medical Technologies,and Stille ... to announce that,they have entered into a strategic ... of 2007, Stille will market Enova,s,breakthrough LED cordless ... Scandinavia, Great Britain and Italy and, on a ...
... Sterling Life,Insurance Company, a subsidiary of Aon ... has received approval from the Centers for Medicare ... Medicare,Advantage private-fee-for-service (PFFS) plans. This announcement follows,the statement ... review and,determined that Sterling Life Insurance has demonstrated ...
... Radio and Print Ads Debut Nationwide in October ... YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswwire/ -- Using a mix ... of cell phone gossip, bold new,TV, radio and ... Access,encourages urban teens to rethink their perception of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:HRT: A Boost for Libido, But Not Memory 2Health News:HRT: A Boost for Libido, But Not Memory 3Health News:AXA Equitable Life Insurance Co. Hires William McDermott to Lead Corporate Retirement Planning Business 2Health News:AXA Equitable Life Insurance Co. Hires William McDermott to Lead Corporate Retirement Planning Business 3Health News:Orthopedic Development Corporation's TruFUSE(R) Procedure Tops 1,750 Patients in First Year 2Health News:Stille and Enova Form Strategic Partnership to Introduce World's Brightest LED Cordless Surgical Headlights Into Europe and Japan 2Health News:Sterling Life Enhances Marketing Operations Controls to Better Serve Medicare Beneficiaries 2Health News:Sterling Life Enhances Marketing Operations Controls to Better Serve Medicare Beneficiaries 3Health News:Prime Access Creates Groundbreaking Ads Targeting Urban Teens for the White House's National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign 2Health News:Prime Access Creates Groundbreaking Ads Targeting Urban Teens for the White House's National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign 3
(Date:4/24/2015)... BUENA, N.J. , April 24, 2015  IGI ... Jersey based specialty generic pharmaceutical company, announced ... pm ET on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 to discuss ... invites you to listen to the call by dialing ... call 1-855-669-9657.  Participants should ask to be joined into ...
(Date:4/24/2015)...   Vestagen Technical Textiles, Inc. today announced ... recently received two notable innovation awards. The first is ... innovations with potential to create a positive impact in ... New York City , VESTEX received the ... Safety" category. The awards honor excellence in new product ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pmbmv2/global_biobanking ) has announced ... report to their offering. The analysts ... CAGR of 7.07% over the period 2014-2019 ... segments: Equipment and Consumables. This report covers the present ... market for the period 2015-2019. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:VESTEX Wins Innovation Honors from Edison Awards & Apparel Magazine 2VESTEX Wins Innovation Honors from Edison Awards & Apparel Magazine 3Global Biobanking Market Report 2015-2019 - Increase in Strategic Collaborations with Beckman Coulter, Tecan & Thermo Fischer Scientific Dominating 2
... Innovation ... 25 Cleveland Clinic is hosting two,upcoming Summits that will ... -- Oct. 1-3: Innovation is driving the development of new ... cardiovascular disease. The 5th annual ...
... Findings from an international,multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled ... treatment of moderate to severe,plaque psoriasis will be ... meeting,of the World Congress of Dermatology, which takes ... Buenos Aires, Argentina. The presentation, entitled CNTO ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cleveland Clinic Summits to Focus on Cardiovascular Medical Innovation 2Cleveland Clinic Summits to Focus on Cardiovascular Medical Innovation 3Pivotal Ustekinumab (CNTO 1275) Phase 3 Data to Debut at World Congress of Dermatology Meeting 2
The double action wire cutter has both side and end cutting capabilities....
... system is a combination Spectral Optical Coherence ... system that provides suberb, high-quality images of ... the advancements of spectral technology, OTI's sytem ... 27,000 A-Scans per second and provide images ...
... cryoconsole and platform technology as Freezor to ... Arctic Circler is an ablation tool designed ... rely on medication., ,With its elegant ... ability to create curvilinear lesions rapidly within ...
The KMedic Jet Wire Twister is designed to provide fast, smooth and even twisting of soft wire, saving time in the O.R. Now available for the first time in stainless steel. Suitable for the entire ra...
Medicine Products: