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Is it possible to have been sexually abused but not have any problems later in life?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Some people are more resilient than others.

In brief: Yes
Some people are more resilient than others.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Sexual abuse comes in many forms, and resilience varies from person to person. Like any form of adverse events, some people seem to get past it and carry on with their lives while others cannot.
Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Children respond to past trauma in many different ways.
There is no question that exposure to trauma or abuse puts people at risk for future emotional problems, but this is not a guaranteed outcome.

In brief: Yes
Children respond to past trauma in many different ways.
There is no question that exposure to trauma or abuse puts people at risk for future emotional problems, but this is not a guaranteed outcome.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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