- Words: 768
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Military
- Paper #: 52667720
Military sexual trauma (MST) is a serious issue for both servicemen and servicewomen. MST can cause mental and physical illness and impair one's ability to interact socially with others.
To be explicit, MST is defined by the National Center for PTSD as unwelcome sexual attention including gender harassment, unwanted sexual attention, unwanted sexual attention, sexual coercion, sexual assault, and rape (Street & Stafford, 2009).
MST is on the rise. According to