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April 2016

Men and Sexual Trauma

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This page provides information on the unique experiences of men who face sexual violence. It discusses some common differences in mens experiences based on societal expectation and gender roles, which can dictate responses and reactions to disclosures of sexual violence.
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February 2016

Sexual Assault Against Females

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This resource page discusses information specific to adult women who have experienced sexual assault. It provides information on prevalence, common responses, and survivors can seek help.
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June 2012

VA Military Sexual Trauma Brochure

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This brochure provides basic information related to military sexual trauma and eligibility to apply for benefits. Available in English and Spanish.
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July 2010

VHA Directive: Military Sexual Trauma (MST) Programming

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This directive advices VA facilities on the appropriate programming and requirements for addressing MST. Of note is the directive for universal screening practices and free care for MST-related services for all veterans.
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April 2010

Military Sexual Trauma: Stories from Survivors

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This article shares the personal stories of two people who experienced sexual assault while serving in the military and their stories of healing within the VA system.
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January 2010

Women, Trauma and PTSD

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This fact sheet reviews research on women's experiences of trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with a focus on gender-based similarities and differences.
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January 2007

The PILOTS Database

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The Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) Database is an electronic index to the worldwide literature on PTSD and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events.
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Military Sexual Trauma Web Portal

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Importantly, the Disability Compensation fact sheet points out the that fact that veterans in need of MST services from the VA do not need to have a documented MST experiences or disability compensation in order to receive these services. Even veterans who are not eligible for other services may apply, but the language provided does not indicate that services are guaranteed.
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PTSD Coach

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This Applied Research paper examines both single- and mixed-gender rape prevention and risk reduction programs, and provides suggestions for practitioners to design, implement, and evaluate programs.
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Women Veterans Health Care: Military Sexual Trauma

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This resource briefly discusses some common responses and refers to other resources and the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).