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Can someone who was a victim of sexual abuse as a child recover and be normal?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
8 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Yes, yes, yes. I have patients with histories like this, who do recover and live very fulfilling lives. Some may not get help until adulthood, so I agree with Dr. Namey about the usefulness of intervening much earlier if possible.
Dr. Aaron Ament
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: YES
Surely a good reason for psychotherapy.
I have seen good results. Get help to work it out.

In brief: YES
Surely a good reason for psychotherapy.
I have seen good results. Get help to work it out.
Dr. Aaron Ament
Dr. Aaron Ament
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