Childhood sexual abuse and the course of alcohol dependence (alcoholism) development Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) has been associated with increased risk for alcohol dependence (AD), but the extent to which childhood sexual abuse history may impact transitions in the course of alcohol dependence development remains unclear. The current study examined the role of childhood sexual …∞
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The Adult Children of Alcoholics Laundry List These are some characteristics we seem to have in common due to being brought up in an alcoholic household. We became isolated and afraid of people and authority figures. We became approval seekers and lost our identity in the process. We are frightened by angry people and any …∞
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ACOA’s often transfer behaviour learned in childhood into other adult spheres of life.
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