violence psychology

Are Women With a History of Violent Experiences More Likely to Have Risky Sex?

Are Women With a History of Violent Experiences More Likely to Have Risky Sex?

Women who have experienced multiple forms of violence, from witnessing neighborhood crimes to being abused themselves, are more likely to engage in risky sexual behavior, according to a new report in the Psychology of Violence.

Mental Health Impact of Torture on Asylum Seekers

Mental Health Impact of Torture on Asylum Seekers

A new study released from Queen Mary, University of London reflects upon the impact of the effects of emerging torture techniques on the mental health of asylum seekers within the UK. Many of the asylum seekers who participated within the study were victim elaborate psychological torture techniques which included sexual torture and the forced witnessing of acts such as murder.