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For older adults, if their mental capacity changes, it may be difficult to determine intimacy versus assault/exploitation.
Can U.S. economic growth continue forever? The economist Robert J. Gordon doubts that the country is innovating at a rate that will match the last 250 years. Even if Americans continue innovating at the same rate of the two decades prior to 2007, the country will still face six specific challenges that will drag down […]
“But what if they’re lying? Aren’t you ever worried about that? What if they’re just trying to get attention?” As Maine’s sexual assault support centers are increasingly serving incarcerated survivors in the state’s correctional facilities, several people have asked me these questions. By and large, however, I know that incarcerated survivors are telling the truth. […]