Sexual abuse (also referred to as molestation) is defined as the forcing of undesired sexual acts by one person to another. The euphemism "bad touch" is sometimes used to describe such abuse. Different types of sexual abuse involve:
Non-consensual, forced physical sexual behavior such as rape or sexual assault
Psychological forms of abuse, such as verbal sexual behavior or stalking.
The use of a position of trust for sexual purposes.
Signs of sexual abuse
Unexplained injuries, especially to genitalia and breasts (in females)
Torn or stained clothing or underwear
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
Unexplained behavioral problems
Self abuse and/or suicidal behavior
Drug and/or alcohol abuse
Sudden loss of interest in sexual activity
Sudden increase of sexual behavior
Please note that these symptoms could be the result of a number of other things, and just because a person is exhibiting one or more of them it is not a definite sign that they have been sexu