What Are The Long Term Effects of Child Abuse?

Every child who has suffered some form of abuse reacts differently to it, and the lasting effects vary from child to child. Sally Kate Winters Family Services is committed to preventing child abuse and helping those in crisis. According to the CDC, one in four children experience abuse, and the effects can follow the child into adulthood. While some recover more quickly or easily, others face long term effects all depending on the length of time the child was abused, the type of abuse, the relationship the child had with the abuser, age, developmental status, how often the abuse occurred and h...

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