A 44-year-old member asked:
Can someone who was a victim of sexual abuse as a child recover and be normal?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Yes!: Early intervention with psychological help is very important. Long-term harm can occur if issues are not address and verbalized by the victim, who in some ways may even feel responsible.
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Psychiatry 58 years experience
YES: Surely a good reason for psychotherapy. I have seen good results. Get help to work it out.
4.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 29, 2017
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