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The NCJRS Abstracts Database contains abstracts of more than 200,000 criminal justice, juvenile justice, and substance abuse resources housed within the NCJRS Library. Search the NCJRS Abstracts Database for resources on this topic.
 
 
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Victims & Victimization

Health & Mental Health

After a crime occurs, victims may suffer from a range of physical and mental health issues. Beyond recovering from physical trauma directly resulting from a violent crime, a victim may suffer from other physical symptoms such as insomnia, appetite disturbance, lethargy, headaches, muscle tension, nausea, and decreased libido. Some types of mental health issues that may occur include post-traumatic stress disorder, grief, depression, substance abuse, panic, and social withdrawal.

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Does Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Work in Criminal Justice? A New Analysis from CrimeSolutions.gov, NIJ, May 2016
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After Rescue: Evaluation of Strategies To Stabilize and Integrate Adult Survivors of Human Trafficking to the United States, NIJ-Sponsored, February 2016
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Notifying Sexual Assault Victims After Testing Evidence, NIJ,OVC, January 2016
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Age-Graded Consequences of Victimization, NIJ-Sponsored, May 2015
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Addressing the Impact of Wrongful Convictions on Crime Victims, NIJ, October 2014
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What is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?
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How can I learn about effective victim service programs?
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Is technical assistance available for the implementation of the Sexual Assault Forensic Examination (SAFE) Protocol?
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