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Sexual Assault : The Ultimate Teen Guide
by Olivia Ghafoerkhan


Overview - Out of all reported cases of sexual assault, nearly 70 percent occur with victims who are under the age of seventeen, and it has been estimated that one in ten children will be sexually abused before they turn eighteen. Sexual assault has become an all-too-common occurrence among young adults.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Out of all reported cases of sexual assault, nearly 70 percent occur with victims who are under the age of seventeen, and it has been estimated that one in ten children will be sexually abused before they turn eighteen. Sexual assault has become an all-too-common occurrence among young adults. It can lead to substance abuse, increase risky sexual behavior, depression, suicidal behavior, and poor academic performance. Research has also shown that victims of sexual abuse are more likely to confide in friends than in adults, but those friends may be ill-equipped to help. In Sexual Assault: The Ultimate Teen Guide, Olivia Ghafoerkhan offers teens of sexual assault strategies to cope with the aftermath, providing tools and resources. After looking at the various ways in which sexual violence can be perpetrated, the author discusses myths many teens believe about the subject. This book also outlines ways in which young adults can get the help they need to begin the healing process. Topics covered in this book include .date rape .abusive relationships .incest .breaking the silence .victim blaming .support .healing An invaluable resource for young people, Sexual Assault: The Ultimate Teen Guide aims to give victims and their friends the courage to report such crimes, the advice on where to find help if the need arises, and the hope that life can return to some sense of normalcy after such a horrific experience."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781442252479
  • ISBN-10: 1442252472
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Publish Date: December 2016
  • Page Count: 216
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-17
  • Dimensions: 10.1 x 7.2 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds

Series: It Happened to Me (Hardcover) #1

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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Social Topics - Sexual Abuse
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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Social Topics - Violence

 
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