Year: 1975 Source: Annual Meeting of the American Association of Suicidology, (8th: 1975: St. Louis), p.83-85 SIEC No: 19830741

The first author discusses the center’s history, staff, resources & functions: 1 to 1 support & help for victims, encourage report to police, find temporary housing (if necessary) & offer “rap groups” to victims. The second author discusses factors determining the victim’s reactions (e.g. pre-crisis state, attitudes towards men before the rape, amount of violence during the rape, rapist’s identity, rape’s circumstances & her attitudes toward sex) & her feelings (guilt, fear & anger). (KM)