The effects of sexual assault on men: a survey of 22 victims

Psychol Med. 1989 Feb;19(1):205-9. doi: 10.1017/s0033291700011168.


Twenty-two men, who had been forcibly sexually assaulted, participated in a study to determine the circumstances of the attacks and the effects on the victims. The immediate and long-term responses were very similar to those described in female victims of rape.

MeSH terms

  • Adaptation, Psychological*
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Gender Identity
  • Homosexuality / psychology*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Rape*
  • Referral and Consultation
  • Sexual Behavior