Embodied shame: The invisible scars of women veterans who have suffered military sexual trauma
Wyona M. Freysteinson, PhD, RN; Susan Mellott, PhD -- Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing, Texas Woman's University, Houston, Texas, USA
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This presentation offers a glimpse into the embodied shame that lingers years after military sexual trauma for women veterans. Viewing self in a mirror, being in public, and intimacy are experiences that are lived in shameful anguish.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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