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Sexual harm signs: Intermittent explosive disorder

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/intermittent-explosive-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20373921 Intermittent explosive disorder involves repeated, sudden episodes of impulsive, aggressive, violent behavior or angry verbal outbursts in which you react grossly out of proportion…

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Oranga Tamariki Update for Providers and Partners: COVID-19 edition #12

Dated 22 May 2020 Operating at COVID-19 Alert Level 2 In our last couple of updates, we have provided information around the shift to Alert…

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Sexual Abuse: Unable to Concentrate?

https://www.healthline.com/health/unable-to-concentrate Being unable to concentrate affects people differently. Some symptoms you may experience include: being unable to remember things that occurred a short time ago…

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8 Ways to Fight Depression

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/compassion-matters/201110/eight-ways-actively-fight-depression Have Compassion For Yourself Depression is often accompanied by a critical, self-destructive mentality that interferes with and distracts us from our daily lives. By…

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Shame and Anxiety

Shame based individuals will tend to experience significant discomfort and anxiety, especially in social contexts and situations. It only stands to reason, that if one…

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Generalized anxiety disorder

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is a common disorder, characterized by long-lasting anxiety which is not focused on any one object or situation. Those suffering from…

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Accept and move past perceived transgressions rather than ruminating

Previous studies have presented mixed findings when it comes to the relationship between religion and pornography use. Overall, religiosity has been associated with both an…

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Accommodation Syndrome – Sexual Abuse

The child sexual abuse accommodation syndrome is an explanation for why children do not reveal that they have been sexually abused. Roland Summit (1993) first described these common reactions that children…

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Identifying Signs of Emotional Abuse

Consider the possibility of emotional abuse when The child: Shows extremes in behavior, such as being overly compliant, demanding, extremely passive or aggressive Is inappropriately…

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Average victim takes 24 years to reveal their secret

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jul/01/you-grow-up-hating-yourself-why-child-abuse-survivors-keep-and-break-their-silence “We have a society that hasn’t wanted to hear about it,” she explains. “As we saw in the royal commission, a lot of people…

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