1 in 16 Women Report Their First 'Sexual' Experiences Were Rape or Assault
Extrapolated to the whole U.S. population, this would mean 3.3 million women have experienced "forced sexual initiation."
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How Male Rape Survivors Grapple with Their Masculinity
From beefing up in the gym to pummeling drink and drugs, male-on-male assault creates specific ripple effects.
PTSD Can Supercharge Sex Drive and Researchers Aren't Sure Why
Many PTSD sufferers report a drop in libido, but for another subgroup, sex becomes an all-consuming obsession.
This Filipino Man Hasn’t Taken a Shower in Over a Decade
Things we learned today: The fear of bathing is called “ablutophobia.”
What It Feels Like to Learn Your Rapist Is Dead
“There was a part of me that felt he never got a fair shake in life.”
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Parents in South Korea Are Upset They Can’t Beat Their Kids Anymore
The country’s plan to scrap the law allowing parents to physically discipline their children is causing quite the controversy among adults.
How it Feels to Survive a Plane Crash That Kills Everyone Else
In the first episode of our new podcast "Extremes" we meet Annette Herfkens, a woman who survived an air crash and spent eight days in a jungle.
Do Trigger Warnings Actually Work?
Researchers are divided over whether warnings about sensitive content help or harm people who have experienced trauma.
I'm a Paramedic, Please Stop Asking Me About the Worst Thing I've Ever Seen
As a first responder, I’ve been asked this question countless times. Trust me, you don’t want to know.
The Psychological Effects of Grieving on Social Media
Facebook has transformed the way a lot of people experience loss and express grief. But is it helpful?
How to Know What Kind of Therapy You Need
Depending on what you're going through.
Being Attacked Changed How My Brain Works
Trauma has changed the way I perceive stress. I asked some experts how to cope.