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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder following Child Abuse


Child sexual abuse can have profound and lasting changes on victims. While some children show remarkable resilience, a range of trauma disorders can result from child abuse, whether physical, sexual, or emotional in nature.


While chronic PTSD may be present, and potentially extend into adulthood, it's form tends to be far more variable than circumscribed than that seen in single event adult traumatic events.



For information on the nature and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in children click here PTSD in Children.



For details how to find a therapist / psychologist near you with expertise in PTSD treatment

click here PTSD Psychologist / Therapist.


For 24 hour telephone counselling in Australia call Lifeline on 13 11 14. For urgent assistance call your local mental health service, or attend your GP or your nearest hospital.


IMPORTANT NOTE: This page and this site describes general information about PTSD which may not apply to your situation. Information should NOT be used for diagnosis or treatment purposes. You should consult a GP, Clinical Psychologist, or other mental health professional for advice on your symptoms and the most appropriate treatment(s).


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