Signs An Adult Was Abused As A Child

signs an adult was abused as a child

What Are The Signs An Adult Was Abused As A Child?

The main signs are as follows:

– Volatile, difficult and unstable relationships with others, including own children

– Problems with behaviour including anti-social behavior leading to conflict with the law (especially in the case of males who were abused as children

Extreme emotions and difficulty controlling them

– Hypervigilance / feelings of vulnerability / not feeling safe and secure

– Did not fulfil academic potential

Dependence on alcohol or drugs in attempt to reduce emotional pain and suffering

Intrusive and disturbing memories of abuse

– Intrusive and disturbing feelings and emotions connected to the abuse (eg when lying awake at night)

Nightmares, insomnia

– Depression, anxiety, cPTSD (complex posttraumatic stress disorder),  BPD (borderline personality disorder)

‘Comfort eating’ and associated obesity

Self-harming behaviors

Thoughts about suicide
 


 

Advice About Professional Help / Possible Treatments/ Therapies For Adults Abused As A Child, Click here.



(Visited 10,092 times, 60 visits today)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.