Adult Survivors of Abuse The Psychological Impact of Abuse later in Life
Authors: Bernice Roberts Kennedy, PhD
Publisher: BRK Global Healthcare Consulting Firm, LLC
Year Published: 2015
Format: Paperback Spiral Bound Book
An individual who was abused as child is considered an adult survivors of child abuse. This abuse may have a long-term effect on the person life. Typically, the victims of abuse will not discuss the abuse with other while it was occurring. In some, cases, the individual may deal with this issue as an adult. Many adults with psychiatric disorders may have been abused or sexually abused. Adult survivors have a combination of symptoms, suspicious, eating disorders, substance abuse, Post-traumatic stress syndrome, and self-mutilation. Often, persons who have been sexually abuse may have been emotionally abused. This book focuses on the adult survivors of abuse. Theoretical Frameworks addressing adult survivors of abuse will be discussed. Treatment strategies for adult survivors of abuse will be discussed.