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Violences sexuelles au cours des études de médecine: Enquête de prévalence chez les externes d'Ile-de-France

Abstract : INTRODUCTION. Numerous studies indicate that sexual violences during medical studies exist in all countries, often with a high prevalence : between 2 and 68.5%. It is possible that the prevalence among medical students in France is as important, but few studies have been done on the subject. MATERIAL AND METHODS. This is a quantitative, observational, questionnaire-based study. The main objective was to measure the prevalence of sexual violence during medical studies in Paris area. The secondary objectives were to investigate the factors associated with the experience of sexual violences and to assess the students' ability to recognize the reprehensible nature of the situations exposed. RESULTS. 2208 students participated. 29.8% reported having experienced at least one situation of sexual violence. At the end of the second cycle, the prevalence was particularly high: 45.1%, and 61.9% among women. Women, students from the most advanced classes, those with experience of a surgery unit and those involved in student group (union, band, etc.) were significantly more likely to have experienced at least one situation of sexual violence. The medical students with experience of general medicine intership and those judging "not funny at all" the situations of sexual violence reported it significantly less often. 21.1% of the participants correctly assessed the illegal nature of all the situations presented. CONCLUSION. Our study showed a high prevalence of sexual violence, especially among women, increasing over the years of medical studies. Taking this alarming situation into account is crucial for the protection of the students.
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Line Zou Al Guyna. Violences sexuelles au cours des études de médecine: Enquête de prévalence chez les externes d'Ile-de-France. Sciences de l'Homme et Société. Paris Diderot University, 2018. Français. ⟨tel-01941154v1⟩



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