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  • Increased risk of suicide, mental health conditions linked to sexual assault victimization

    U. of I. psychology professor Nicole Allen is a co-author on a new analysis of sexual assault victimization and mental health outcomes.

    Suicidality, depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions are “not uncommon responses to sexual assault,” said U. of I. psychology professor Nicole Allen, a co-author on a new analysis of sexual assault victimization and mental health outcomes.

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  • Editor’s notes:
    To reach Emily Dworkin, email emily.dworkin@gmail.com.
    To reach Nicole Allen, call 217-333-6739; email allenne@illinois.edu.
    The paper “Sexual assault victimization and psychopathology: A review and meta-analysis” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cpr.2017.06.002