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Mental health of victims of sexual violence in eastern Congo: associations with daily stressors, stigma, and labeling

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Women's Health, September 2014
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  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (86th percentile)

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Title
Mental health of victims of sexual violence in eastern Congo: associations with daily stressors, stigma, and labeling
Published in
BMC Women's Health, September 2014
DOI 10.1186/1472-6874-14-106
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Authors

An Verelst, Maarten De Schryver, Eric Broekaert, Ilse Derluyn

Abstract

The conflict-ridden context of eastern Congo has set the scene for grueling human rights violations, with sexual violence as one of the 'weapons of war'. Currently, sexual violence continues, with a considerable increase in civilian perpetrators. However, little is known regarding the particular impact of different experiences of sexual violence on adolescents' mental health. This study therefore investigates the impact of sexual violence on eastern Congolese adolescents' mental health and its differing associations with daily stressors, stigma, and the labeling of sexual violence (as 'rape' or 'non-consensual sexual experience').

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Spain 1 <1%
Unknown 160 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 43 27%
Student > Bachelor 19 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 18 11%
Student > Doctoral Student 16 10%
Researcher 12 7%
Other 17 11%
Unknown 36 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 33 20%
Social Sciences 28 17%
Medicine and Dentistry 26 16%
Nursing and Health Professions 16 10%
Arts and Humanities 3 2%
Other 13 8%
Unknown 42 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 10. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 29 June 2018.
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#2,706,550
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#261
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#29,984
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