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~about child abuse & neglect~

These links cover child physical abuse and childhood neglect as pertaining to an adult survivor.


Please click here if you are looking for information about

::Ongoing Child Abuse Or Neglect::.




PTSD & Dealing With Abusive Parents
A Q&A letter to Psych Central, the reply has advice from a licensed clinical social worker.
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Child Abuse & Neglect: a Factsheet
A thorough overview of what defines abuse and neglect from the Public Health Agency of Canada's National Clearinghouse on Family Violence.
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The Causes of Child Neglect
Presented by CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), the Foster Care Review Board and the State Supreme Court of Arizona, this page discusses the nature and possible causes of unstable, non-nurturing or hostile parenting.
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Risk Factors for Child Neglect
Written for volunteer human services workers, this NYS Coalition for Children page gives an easy-to-read look into the nature of families prone to child neglect.
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Long Term Consequences of Abuse & Neglect
A well-researched publication from the Child Welfare Information Gateway this factsheet provides an overview of some of the most common long term physical, psychological, behavioral, and societal consequences of child abuse and neglect. Also available en Español.
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About Child Abuse & Adult Anxiety
One survivor to another, an encouraging, insightful Q&A from About.com focusing on the cause and effect of child abuse and post-traumatic anxiety in adulthood
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Breaking the Cycle of Abuse
A Caremark Health Resources article about the need to come to terms with abuse suffered in childhood. Offers suggestions how to go about doing it and discusses the benefits this kind of healing work can have.
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The Effects of Child Abuse Can Last a Lifetime
Produced by the Center for the Advancement of Health, this is an in-depth look at:
The Issue
The Facts
How Adversity Breeds Disease
Abused Stress Response
The Long-Lasting Effects
How the Altered Stress Response May Make You Sick
Abusing the Brain
The Research
(The CFAH is an independent nonprofit corporation that does extensive work in care, prevention and chronic disease management, with an emphasis on how social, behavioral and economic factors affect illness and well-being. )
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Q & A About Memories of Childhood Abuse
From the American Psychological Association's APA Online site, this page is a FAQ about reported memories of childhood abuse and understanding how repressed, recovered, or suggested memories may occur. There is also information about what to do if you or a family member is concerned about a childhood memory.
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You Carry the Cure in Your Own Heart
An article from Parade Magazine by attorney and author Andrew Vachss. Vachss, a long-time, passionate advocate against child abuse, examines the complex and widespread topic of emotional abuse: what it is, what it does to children and what can be done about it.
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Recommended Reads from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network
This reading list (compiled by experts in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network) includes important recent work as well as classic books and articles on child physical abuse and neglect by Network and other experts in the field.
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Exploring the Role of Child Abuse in Later Drug Abuse
As many as two-thirds of those in treatment for drug abuse report childhood physical, sexual, or emotional abuse. However, researchers in the field are still are confronted with broad gaps in information. NIDA Notes, the official newsletter of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) looks into what is known and the difficulties of this research.
(NIDA is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) , a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services).
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Hidden Scars: How Child Abuse Affects the Brain
Physicist, winner of a Guggenheim fellowship and former editor for Scientific American, Madhusree Mukerjee looks at the psychobiologocal changes in a person's brain development when they have been exposed to abuse in the home. Written in easy-to-understand language, this essay first appeared in the October 1995 issue of Scientific American.
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PTSD & childhood trauma
The Uplift Program's Bob Murray, PhD, discusses the link between PTSD, depression and childhood trauma.
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Emotional Child Abuse[PDF]
Available in PDF or in [HTML], this factsheet from Prevent Child Abuse.org describes what childhood emotional abuse is and the long-term consequences it can have on adult survivors.
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Gender Differences in Health Consequences of Abuse & Neglect
Childhood abuse and neglect: specificity of effects on adolescent and young adult depression and suicidality. An article from the Journal of the American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry.
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The Root of Child Abuse: Anger
An article from the website of The American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. Focuses on child abuse by burning, describes the perpetrators and looks at some of the explosive responses children may eventually have when abused in this manner.
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Alcoholism and Its Effect on the Family
AllPsych.com looks at the way that adult children of alcoholics (ACOAs) often don’t relate their problems to having grown up in a family with an alcoholic parent.

~personal sites~

Rainbow Hope
Holli's Triumph
A Time to Heal
Kim's Safe Place
Thunderstorms & Rainbows
Ghostwolf~Out of the Abyss
Steel Tears

~peer support~

Adult Survivors of Child Abuse(ASCA)
i survive.org
Adults Abused As Children(AAAC)
Help for Adult Victims of Child Abuse(HAVOCA)
Sibling Abuse Survivors' Info & Advocacy Network (SASIAN)
Adult Survivors of Child Abuse & Neglect Forum
Adult Children of Child Abuse
Child Abuse Survivors Confidential (CASC)
No More Tears
Adult Child Abuse Survivors
Adults Recovering from Narcissistic Parents
Growing Beyond Emotional Abuse: Resources for Healing
Dealing With Abusive Parents Forum
Single Parents Network
Angels That Care

~resources~

Catharsis Foundation
Nat'l Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Nat'l Resource Center on Child Abuse & Neglect (NRCCAN)
Nat'l Child Traumatic Stress Network
Prevent Child Abuse America (PCA)
childabuse.org
Child Abuse Prevention Network
Nat'l Council on Child Abuse & Family Violence (NCCAFV)
Child Welfare Info Gateway

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~about child sexual abuse & incest~
These links cover child physical abuse and childhood neglect as pertaining to an adult survivor.
Please click here if you are looking for information about
::Ongoing Child Sexual Abuse::.



Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse, PTSD, Sexual Assault
Psychotherapist's site dealing with a wide range of disorders. Includes info about recovery from sexual abuse, rape and traumatic incidents. There's also a list of reccomended reading and a focus on a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy technique called Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing or EMDR. (For more about EMDR, see the In Bloom ::treatment options:: for information about this technique.)
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Recovery from Sexual Abuse - NAMB.net
North American Mission Board's webpage offers an Evangelical Christian take on recovery from sexual abuse.
Other issues covered on this site include:
Addictive Behaviors
AD/Learning Disorders
Crisis Situations
Financial and Employment Issues
Family Issues - Parenting
Marriage and Divorce
Relationships
Self-Esteem
Sexual Behaviors
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Child Abuse
Discussion and presentations of statistics on child abuse, especially child sexual abuse. Extensive information about the trauma of physical and sexual violence in childhood including:
Effects of Child Abuse
About Therapy & Recovery
Resources for Spouses, Partners, Friends, etc.
Resources for Parents & Caregivers
Additional Resources
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Ritual Abuse & Secret Societies Newsletter
Presented by SMART, the aim here is to help stop ritual abuse and to help those who have been ritually abused. Offered here are this web site, a bi-monthly newsletter, an e-mail discussion list, and annual conferences. Before reading this, though, note that SMART, urges: "Please use caution while reading all of these papers. Some of the information may be very heavy for survivors. If in doubt, download the page and wait to read it until you are with your therapist or a trusted support person."
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Spiritual Healing for Survivors of Clergy Sexual Abuse
Advocate Resources for victims, survivors, and professionals. A page from the AdvocateWeb.org site. AdvocateWeb is a nonprofit organization providing information and resources to promote awareness and understanding of the issues involved in the exploitation of persons by trusted helping professionals. A helpful resource for victim/survivors, their family and friends, the general public, and for victim advocates and professionals.
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Social Insensitivity Towards Child Sexual Abuse Survivors
An article from Suite 101 discusses why it is that abuse survivors cannot and shouldn't have to "just get over it". This is but one of many great articles from Suite101's Child Abuse & Recovery section. Edited by Susan Maree Jeavons, this section of the brilliantly diversified Suite101.com site offers other articles about child abuse, along with a discussion forum.
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Consequences of Child Sexual Abuse
Wendy Moelker, psychologist in charge of Emergis, and Jacob Palme, professor at Stockholm University, discuss the psychological, social, sexual and physical problems that are common to survivors. Taken from Web4Health's Ask the Expert Q&A page.
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Child Sexual Abuse: a factsheet

In this factsheet produced by the National Center for PTSD, Julia Whealin, PhD, examines the psychological profile of a child sexual predator, symptoms of this kind of abuse, the traumatic impact and more.
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The Effects of Child Sexual Abuse
Australia's South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (SECASA) is a wellspring of information for all manner of subjects connected to sexual violence. This page takes a look at the immediate and long term effects that child sexual abuse can have on an adult survivor :
Psychological Effects
Long Term Effects
The Child Abuse Accomodation Syndrome
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder &
Stockholm Syndrome.
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How Does Incest Effect the Adult Survivor?
Taken from literature by Survivors of Incest Anonymous.
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Issues for Disabled Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Women with disabilities are at an increased risk for sexual violence.
Perpetrators of incest choose a victim who will remain silent or will not be believed in the event that she should tell. Women with disabilities, as young children, are often viewed as ideal targets. From the excellent website of Disability Cool and the Disability Cyberchicks.

~personal sites~


Share Your Survival Story
Surviving Child Sexual Abuse
Welcome to Barbados
Survivors Pages
Broken Spirits Network
Surviving to Thriving
Freedom
Tigerlilly's Survivor Pages
Sunshine's Corner of the World
Lee March's Abuse Recovery

~peer support~


Sibling Abuse Survivors Info & Advocacy Network (SASIAN)
For survivors whose sexual abusers were siblings.
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Survivors of Incest Anonymous
Website of the World Service Office of this fellowship, which uses the 12 Step model of recovery from Alcoholics Anonymous.
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Incest Survivors Anonymous
The homepage of ISA, a 12 Step fellowship focused on issues of familial child sexual abuse.
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Making Daughters Safe Again (MDSA)
MDSA members share their experience, strength and hope for healing as daughters who have survived mother-daughter incest.
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Alt.Sexual.Abuse.Recovery
This site provides extremely secure Internet related services for survivors free of charge. Members gain access to an anonymous E-mail server, anonymous access to USENET, and, on a limited scale, server-space for web-hosting is offered to organizations and institutions in keeping with ASARIAN's purpose.
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Sexual Abuse Survivors Message Board
Survivors of incest, rape and other forms of sexual abuse often feel alone. The community is here to listen and support you as you work through the issues raised by the trauma you experienced and deal with the after-effects. Just one of the message boards featured on ivillage.com.
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Sexual Abuse Recovery Website
Features links and info, a recovery forum, survivor poetry, a section on self-injury and more.
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Survivorship.org
An international forum on survival of sadistic sexual abuse, ritualistic abuse, mind control & torture. Within this site you will find information on ritual abuse. Featured are articles that give background and deal with the effects of ritual abuse, child pornography, and child prostitution, and government/military mind control (MC). Many of the articles describe living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID, formerly called MPD.) There are many links to other pages on ritual abuse and to healing resources. Use extreme caution while viewing.
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Ripple Back to Me
A mailing list and online support group for survivors of rape, sexual abuse and incest.To join the ripplebacktome mailing list, you need a confirmation of your email address. Membership includes the mailing list and the group's Web tools such as Message Archives, Polls, Files and Photos.
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Sexual Abuse Survivors in Recovery Anonymous
Site includes affirmations, info on healing, a meeting format and more.
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Sexual Abuse Survivors' Bulletin Board
Hosted by Mental Health Today, this bulletin board is exclusively for people who have survived sexual abuse. Site also features bulletin boards for PTSD, victims of crime, families of survivors, domestic violence survivors and more.
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Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse support forum & resources
Site hosts forums including:
Eyecatchers Survivor's Forum
SOC-UM'S Survivor Forum
Female survivors
daughters abused by mothers
male survivors
addictions Support Forums
E-Health Forums
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abused~empowered~survive~thrive

60+ support forums, multiple chat rooms and information for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse and the adult sexual abuse survivor / rape survivor. For both female and male survivors from the UK and around the world. Also, related subjects are addressed such as date rape, male rape, panic attack, eating disorders, self harm, and inner child work.
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The Healing Room
A safe message board that also includes a special area for particularly upsetting posts.
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Ophelia's Love
Ophelia's Love is a registered organization dedicated to eliminating rape, sexual assault and gender violence by providing information and advocacy as well as survivor and community support through web-based and community outreach projects.

~for survivors & loved ones~


Intimacy, Sexuality & Healing from Sexual Abuse
An article from Self Help Magazine.
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Treating Female Survivors & Their Partners
From the Nat'l Center for PTSD.
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Survivors & Friends
Survivors & Friends is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization offer support to survivors, and to family and friends of survivors.
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Parents & Loved Ones of Survivors
Hosts an e-mail support circle for parents of survivors of both sexual abuse and rape, along with information about ways to show support for them.
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My Partner is a Survivor- What Do I Need to Know?
From About.com.
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Articles: Sexual Abuse, Lesbians, Relationships, Gay Survivors, etc.
Kali Munro's collection of online self-help articles concern sexual abuse, emotions, lesbian & gay relationships, etc.

~resources~


Ritual Abuse Ritual Crime & Healing
Includes:
Frequently Asked Questions
Resources
International Resources
Library
Related Websites
and a Creative Corner:
Art
Poetry
Spirituality
Healing Tips
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National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) is a comprehensive collection and distribution center for information, research and emerging policy on sexual violence intervention and prevention. The NSVRC provides an extensive on-line library and customized technical assistance, as well as, coordinates National Sexual Assault Awareness Month initiatives.
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Covert-Incest.org
Seeking to prevent covert incest from being passed on to successive generations by educating the public and providing services to those who are too close to a parent. The organization releases statements to the media, distributes literature and seeks to build a network of mental health professionals and support groups where survivors oft incest can receive assistance in separating from a parent. Site offers mailing lists, forums & articles.
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Survivor Connections
An activist center for survivors of sexual assault, rape, incest, and child molestation.
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Generation 5
Organization aiming to eliminate the cycle of abuse in 5 generations.
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The Awareness Center
For Jewish survivors.
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Victims of Incest Can Emerge Survivors In Action
VOICES In Action is an international organization providing assistance to adult and adolescent victims of child sexual abuse and sexual trauma.
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Rape, Abuse & Incest Nat'l Network (RAINN)
The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization and has been ranked as one of “America’s 100 Best Charities by Worth magazine.
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Sexuality Info & Education Council of the US
SIECUS has served as the national voice for sexuality education, sexual health, and sexual rights for over 40 years. SIECUS affirms that sexuality is a fundamental part of being human, one that is worthy of dignity and respect. They advocate for the right of all people to accurate information, comprehensive education about sexuality, and sexual health services. SIECUS works to create a world that ensures social justice and sexual rights.
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National Organization on Male Sexual Victimization
Bringing survivors and professionals together for a deeper understanding od male sexual trauma and directions in healing.
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National Association for People Abused as Children (UK site)
NAPAC grew out of a lack of an integrated national body providing help and support to adults who have experienced childhood abuse in the United Kingdom.
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Survivors of Abuse Network
A non-profit organization that offers information, contacts and references, and an on-line support system for men and women.
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Treating the Effects of Sexual Abuse
Can the psychological consequences of sexual abuse be resolved with treatment? A WebMD Q&A describes a model of recovery in three phases.
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Dental Tips for Survivors
Kat Hayes' brief guide lists strategies that both survivors and dentists can do to help make dentist visits less stressful.
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Tips for Finding a Sexual Abuse Support Group in Your Area
A practical guide from Google's eHow.
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Finding the Right Therapist for Sexual Abuse Recovery
From Ezine's @rticles.
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All About Counseling: for Sexual Abuse Survivors
From allaboutcounseling.com.
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Write to Tell
A newsletter for sexual abuse survivors.
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Reclaim Yourself: a Manual for Survivors
Available in both Download PDF Version and HTML.
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CSA Survivor
Although, yes, this is a personal site, created by a survivor, it is such an extensive, well done creation that it stands on its own as a resource for other survivors. Along with a respectable listing of resource links, CSA Survivor includes some great essays and news items relating to trauma, the psychology and after-effects of sexual abuse and insight into the predatory mind. Educational and timely.
Check out:
Healing Is Possible
Incest & a Family In Denail
Pychological Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Revictimization
Sexual Abuse of Girls & Women With Disabilities
Sexual Abuse Trauma
Sexual Abuse, Health Risks, & Disease in Adults
Sexual Dysfunctions & Sexual Abuse
Signs of Sexual Abuse in Adults

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