Signs An Adult Was Abused As A Child

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 behaviour 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, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder), BPD (borderline personality disorder)

– ‘Comfort eating’ and associated obesity

– Self-harm in behaviour

– Thoughts about suicide



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Signs An Adult Was Abused As A Child



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David Hosier BSc Hons; MSc; PGDE(FAHE).