SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.134 número10Prevalencia de nacimiento de microtia-anotia: Maternidad del Hospital Clínico de la Universidad de Chile, período 1983-2005Carcinoide intestinal múltiple: Análisis de un caso y revisión de la literatura índice de autoresíndice de assuntospesquisa de artigos
Home Pagelista alfabética de periódicos  

Serviços Personalizados

Journal

Artigo

Indicadores

Links relacionados

Compartilhar


Revista médica de Chile

versão impressa ISSN 0034-9887

Resumo

VITRIOL G, Verónica; GOMBEROFF J, Mario; BASUALTO, María Elena  e  BALLESTEROS 1, Soledad. Relathionship between post-traumatic stress disorder, child sexual abuse and sexual re-victimization. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2006, vol.134, n.10, pp.1302-1305. ISSN 0034-9887.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0034-98872006001000013.

There is a relationship between child sexual abuse and adult psychopathology. We report a 35 year-old woman derived to the Psychiatric Service of the Curicó Hospital due to anxiety and depressive symptoms lasting eight years, to illustrate the above mentioned relationship. At the psychiatric unit, a post traumatic stress disorder of belated onset, triggered by sexual abuse during childhood, re-edited after her daughter's birth, was diagnosed. This case illustrates different factors, which, in retrospective studies, have been associated with the morbid consequences of child sexual abuse, and allows an understanding of how different sexually traumatic events, during a person's lifetime, contribute to the development of a psychopathology. The problem was confronted by the mental health team at different levels and symptoms subsided in few interventions. An active search of the traumatic sexual background, allowed this achievement. The importance of studying and validating clinical situations as the present case, with methodologies based on evidence, is stressed

Palavras-chave : Child abuse, sexual; Crime victims; Stress, psychological.

        · texto em Espanhol     · Espanhol ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License Todo o conteúdo deste periódico, exceto onde está identificado, está licenciado sob uma Licença Creative Commons