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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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Addressing the Impact of Wrongful Convictions on Crime Victims, NIJ, October 2014
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Understanding the Organization, Operation, and Victimization Process of Labor Trafficking in the United States, NIJ-Sponsored, October 2014
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Through Our Eyes: Children, Violence, and Trauma, OVC, April 2014
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Socio-Emotional Impact of Violent Crime, BJS, September 2014
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Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Exams and VAWA 2005: Payment Practices, Successes, and Directions for the Future, NIJ-Sponsored, April 2014
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Questions and Answers

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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