Consequences of rape: injuries, posttraumatic stress, and neuroendocrinological changes
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This thesis is based on studies on women seeking medical help at the Emergency Clinic for Raped Women at Stockholm South General Hospital, in
Stockholm, Sweden, after having been sexually assaulted. The aim of the thesis was to improve the knowledge about women seeking medical help after rape, explore risk the factors for the development of PTSD, and explore the neuroendocrinological changes in PTSD patients.