Vol. 1, Issue 7 (2016)
TSD among child sexual abuse victims during adulthood
Author(s): Sameena Mohi-ud-din, Maria Maqbool
Abstract: The present study was carried out with the objectives to study the severity of Post-Traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among sexually abused individuals and to compare its severity among males and females. The study was conducted on a sample of 40 (31 females and 9 males) Sexually Abused Individuals who were identified from different sources. The tool used by the researcher was: Severity of Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms- Adult: it is a National Stressful Events Survey PTSD Short Scale (NSESS) that assesses the severity of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among individuals age 18 and older. The results revealed that more the severity of abuse more severe was PTSD and among males PTSD was more severe than females.