physical health effects in child sexual abuse

Physical Health Effects in Child Sexual Abuse Victims

Victims of childhood sexual abuse will experience a number of physical consequences, some of which won’t be seen until they reach adulthood. But regardless of when these effects manifest themselves, treating sexual abuse and sexual violence requires caring for all aspects of the child’s health. Those who perpetrate sexual abuse, or allow it to happen,…

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Grooming and Sexual Abuse In The Catholic Church

The Catholic Church has a sordid and unfortunate history of child sexual abuse that goes back decades but has only come to light relatively recently. In the vast majority of Catholic Church abuse cases, the priest, nun, or other predator doesn’t just start abusing a minor one day. The abuse takes time and patience, using…

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Mental Health Effects in Child Sexual Abuse Victims

Sexual abuse victims suffer long-term consequences, and the effects are especially pronounced in children. Victims are likely to have severe problems as a result of their abuse when compared to non-victims. If you or someone you know is a child victim of sexual abuse, seeking professional mental health counseling and treatment is essential. And an…

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Catholic Diocese Previously Sued by Attorney Paul Mones Files for Bankruptcy After Additional Sexual Abuse Victims Come Forward

On October 1st, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre in New York became the latest and largest Roman Catholic Diocese in the nation to protect itself from sexual abuse lawsuits by filing for bankruptcy. “At this point, the bankruptcy process takes over and people will never get their day in court,”  Attorney Paul Mones…

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Joe Robles Jr. Convicted

Paul Mones, P.C. Will File Civil Lawsuit On Behalf Of Victim Of Joe Robles, Jr.  The arrest and conviction of former Eleanor Roosevelt High School track coach Joe Robles, Jr. is another tragic example of a teacher and coach using his position of authority and trust to sexually abuse students. Children and their parents place…

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How Come We Didn’t Know?

Why has sexual abuse in the Catholic church become such a hot topic in recent years when the abuse dates back decades? How come the public didn’t know about this sooner? Why didn’t the church make an effort to stop abuse years ago?  As we learn more about the horrific sexual abuse endured by countless…

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