The Psychological Consequences of Sexual Trauma (March ) Page 4 of 11 lie esearch and symptoms related to mood swings, changes in states of consciousness, physical symptoms without a medical diagnosis, and altered sense of self and others (Pelcovitz et . The term sexual trauma is used based on clinical observations that some survivors do not label their experiences as rape or assault due to familiarity with the perpetrator or the absence of force. Childhood sexual trauma is associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, suicide, alcohol problems, and eating disorders.
Though childhood trauma is a completely valid reason for developing ED, we’re going to focus on the psychological issues that develop later in life. When erectile dysfunction is caused by psychological triggers, it is referred to as psychological impotence. Some of the most common causes of this type of ED include the following: Stress; Anxiety.