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Child Sexual Abuse adverse effects

May 15, 2013 at 11:08 AM

New Zealand 30 year Longitidunal study join the dots from child sexual abuse to adverse medical, psychological, behavioral and socioeconomic outcomes in adulthood. CSA is a traumatic childhood life event. Its negative consequences increase with increasing severity of abuse, in developmental outcomes  including mental disorders, psychological wellbeing, sexual risk-taking, physical health and socioeconomic wellbeing. More on information here

Category: Research