Impact of child sexual abuse among the youth : ways of caring for them
Nyamwathi, Reginah; Rjasnjanskaja, Tatjana (2014)
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The information was collected from research articles. All articles were related to child sexual abuse. The purpose of the research is to discuss broadly about the subject matter. These cover the various problems that occur after sexual abuse, sympotoms and causes, long and short term psychological effects, ways of helping victims, ethical considerations and derived conclusions. Aim is to create awareness, introducing possible solutions of reducing sexual violence and making recommendations. Recommendations for nurses would go to Terveysnetti. Recommendations include: consequences of child sexual abuse, how to take patient's history, assessment and examination of child, ways of treatment, follow-up information, counseling and documentation. Nurses who expected to function with sexually abused children can use this information during care process, providing treatment and assessment of victim. Also it can be used as self-education material. Healthcare professionals face many problems. Recommendations can be very useful to move on in treatment process!