The victim may choose not to report their rapist for a variety of reasons. Fear of not being believed Afraid of retaliation Shame or fear of being blamed Distrust of authorities Personal desire to protect the rapist because they might be damaged by being exposed. Dr. Manges has been a forensic psychologist for 40+ years […]
Acquaintance rape occurs when someone you know or trust forces you to have sexual intercourse. The rapist can be a friend, family member, neighbor, or a co-worker. Acquaintance rape can happen on a first date, at a party or when you have been going out for a long time. It can happen in any relationship, […]
Understand that sexual assault can happen to anyone of any age, gender, race, and socioeconomic background. It can happen at any time or place. Assailants may be strangers, acquaintances, friends, or family members. Perpetrators may use violence, threats, coercion, manipulation, or other forms of pressure or deception to commit sexual assault. Nearly one in five […]
What is Sexual Assault? What kinds of acts are categorized as sexual assault? Be informed.
Dr. Manges discusses the New York Shooting and why terrorists attack for a WCPO Interview.
Dr. Manges discusses the Las Vegas shooting. He recommends having an exit strategy when attending major events and taking a break from the media.