Archive for May, 2015

Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention in Today’s Society

By: Freda McKissic Bush, MD

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) recognized April as Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month; and they highlighted responsibilities for training and awareness of sexual assault. Additionally, the White House recently declared sex crimes to … Read the rest

 

Oxytocin and Sexual Trauma

In their book, HOOKED, Drs. McIlhaney and Bush discuss the role of the brain in sexual relationships. When two people engage in sexual activity, there is a complex interaction of neuro-hormones, including dopamine and oxytocin that takes place within the … Read the rest

 

Chlamydia Outbreak in High School

On May 5, 2015 several news media outlets reported on the story of a Chlamydia outbreak in a Texas high school. In response to the report, several opponents of abstinence based education programs have voiced their opinions that abstinence education … Read the rest