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Top mental health problems associated with childhood abuse/assault

N: 286,732

A significantly larger percentage of those who experienced some form of abuse had debilitating symptoms of obsessive thoughts, feelings of sadness, distress or hopelessness, fear & anxiety, avoidance & withdrawal and guilt & (self) blame. Other symptoms in the top 20 included feeling detached from reality, suicidal thoughts as well as challenges with sleep and appetite regulation.

Source: Rapid Report: Adult Mental Wellbeing after Abuse and Assault in Childhood