More Than 20 Percent Of Sexual Assaults Drug-facilitated

Monday, March 2, 2009 - 11:21 in Psychology & Sociology

More than 20 percent of sexual assaults in a sample of 882 victims were drug-facilitated sexual assaults, according to a new study. Victims of drug-facilitated sexual assault were more likely than others to present to a large urban center, to be employed and to have consumed over-the-counter medications, street drugs and alcohol before the assault.

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