Year: 1984 Source: American Journal of Psychiatry, v.141, no.4, (April 1984), p.576-579 SIEC No: 19850850

A survey of initial psychiatric evaluations of patients visiting an outpatient clinic serving military personnel (n=2890) yielded 13 cases of male victims of male sexual assault. The most commonly reported intrapersonal sequelae were mood disturbances, especially fear, depression & suicidal ideation& somatic disturbances in sleep, appetite or digestion. Those with sleep disturbances reported frightening dreams. Sexual disturbances & problems in peer relationships also resulted. 11 ref. (NBB)