Table 1

Psychological consequences of sexual abuse and harassment in sport

Symptoms
Physical psychological consequencesWeight loss/weight gain
Bed wetting
Fatigue/decreased energy
Acting out behaviours causing physical harm
Sexually transmitted infections
Self-harm behavioursExcessive dieting or binging
Cutting or breaking the skin
Pulling out of hair
Harming of othersPets
Bullying of peers
Schoolmates or neighbours
Family
Suicide/homicideSuicidal ideation
Suicide attempt
Completed suicide
Homicidal ideation
Homicidal attempt
Completed homicide
Clinical depressionMood (sad, irritable)
Loss of interest (anhedonia)
Change in appetite
Change in sleep habits
Decreased concentration
Guilt
Hopelessness
Helplessness
Loss of libido
Loss of energy
Suicidal ideation and/or attempt
Anxiety and anxiety disordersPhysical stress
Nightmares
Obsessive–compulsive behaviours/disorder
Acute and chronic post-traumatic stress disorder
Hyper-vigilance