trauma

sexual health

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."
Jesse Hicks
4 days ago
sex and relationships

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.
David Hillier
8.30.19
Health

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.
Sam Nichols
8.2.19
News

This Filipino Man Hasn’t Taken a Shower in Over a Decade

Things we learned today: The fear of bathing is called “ablutophobia.”
Lex Celera
7.15.19
mental health

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.”
Kimberly Lawson
6.4.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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.
Shamani Joshi
5.28.19
Survivor

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.
VICE Staff
5.16.19
mind

Do Trigger Warnings Actually Work?

Researchers are divided over whether warnings about sensitive content help or harm people who have experienced trauma.
Mark Hay
5.9.19
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.
Alex Miniato
4.9.19
grief

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?
Lea Surugue
3.21.19
mental health

How to Know What Kind of Therapy You Need

Depending on what you're going through.
Juli Fraga
3.12.19
mental health

Being Attacked Changed How My Brain Works

Trauma has changed the way I perceive stress. I asked some experts how to cope.
Kate Willsky
2.12.19
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