While physical abuse might seem worse, the scars of verbal and emotional abuse are deep.
Patients with a sexual abuse history had higher rates of psychological problems,
A classic recovery book for adult children of alcoholics.
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Sexual abuse of alcoholics and addicts entering treatment The objective of this study in Canada was to examine the effects of sexual abuse on substance use patients’ presentation and course in treatment. Consecutive admissions to an addictions service were assessed at intake and six-month follow-up. Assessments evaluated socio-demographic and psychiatric characteristics, addiction severity, and physical …∞
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