Abuse Articles

The effects of abuse, whether this takes the form of emotional, physical or sexual abuse, can be both severe and long-lasting. It's not just a question of the direct trauma inflicted, but of trust betrayed.

Treating the effects of abuse often requires a multifaceted approach, while every case requires individual consideration. However, learning more about the matter, including the experience others have had in achieving a better state of being, is often helpful. The below articles offer a good starting point for doing this.

Substance Abuse Counseling: How To Know If It’s Time To Get Help

Substance abuse counseling is therapy for a wide variety of addictions. Typically, when therapists talk about substance abuse, they’re talking about drug and/or alcohol abuse...

Different Types Of Abuse And Their Impact On You

Abuse is an epidemic and is very common all over the world. Whether it is intimate partner violence, child abuse, or adult abuse, they are all too common. While abuse is known...

What Is Physical Abuse And How Do You Identify A Victim?

Physical abuse is defined as any deliberate act, behavior or physical force by an individual or individuals against someone which causes them bodily harm, injury, trauma or...

What Is Mental Abuse And How Can You Protect Yourself?

When most people think about abuse, what they’re actually thinking about is physical abuse, because it’s something you can see. You think about bruises and ‘accidents’ and...

How To Recognize Sexual Abuse? Who Can Be A Victim Of Sexual Abuse?

WHAT IS SEXUAL ABUSE? When one person imposes or forces unwanted sexual behaviour on another person, it is defined as sexual abuse or molestation. Sometimes, threats, violence,...

Revictimization In Interpersonal Violence Survivors

Anxiety disorders affect 18% of the United States population (ADAA). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), one of the most common anxiety disorders, impacts nearly 7% of all...

What Is Alcohol Abuse? What Makes Someone An Alcoholic?

WHAT IS ALCOHOL ABUSE? In today’s world alcohol plays such an integral role in society, the line between what is considered a moderate amount of alcohol to drink and what is...

Are You In An Abusive Relationship?

You can easily tell if you’re in an abusive relationship, right? Maybe, maybe not. You have to have two bodies of knowledge before you can see whether your relationship is...

What Are The Different Types Of Drug Abuse & How To Get Help?

Defined simply, drug abuse is the general term used to describe the excessive and habitual use of some kind of substance, such as alcohol, marijuana or cocaine. These drugs...

What Is Domestic Abuse? How To Know You’re A Victim Of Abuse?

WHAT IS DOMESTIC ABUSE? It affects almost one third of the women in the world. It leads to violence, to murder and to cripple terror. People see it. They hear about it. They...

Calming The Storm Of Caregiver Stress To Prevent Elder Abuse

Things are changing in the world of elder care, just as they are in other facets of our lives. Elderly people are living longer than ever before, but it doesn’t change the...

You’re Not Crazy, But Emotional Abuse Can Make You Think You Are

When people think of abusive relationships, they often think of physical violence. But other types of violence can be perpetrated against a partner, family member, or associate...

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