How Sexual Trauma Is Connected To Mental Illnesses
The Deadly Complications
Here are two life-threatening illnesses with a significant number of sufferers who report a past history of child sexual abuse & exploitation. This is NOT to say that all sufferers of these mental illnesses are also victims of sexual abuse. There are plenty of other traumatic experiences that can lead to these illnesses; namely being exposed to severe tragedies like war atrocities, enslavement, repeated torture, etc.
Sufferers of these two illnesses may harm others, but they especially face a higher risk of harming themselves. This is a leading indicator for suicide potential.
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David Van Risseghem is the Director of Sooner Politics.org. The resource is committed to informing & mobilizing conservative Oklahomans for civic reform. This endeavor seeks to utilize the efforts of all cooperative facets of the Conservative movement...