How to use Sexual abuse in a sentence

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  • Some experts have observed that many female anorexics were victims of childhood sexual abuse.

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  • The sexual abuse of people with learning disabilities 20 November 2002 What do you expect at your age?

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  • During my trance I started to remember some childhood sexual abuse.

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  • Women Only Day November 2004 has brought the opening of our Women Only Day for women who have experienced childhood sexual abuse.

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  • Second, the sexual abuse of young people rarely involves coercion or violence.

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  • Mutually consensual sexual activity between young people is a normal part of adolescent development and should be clearly distinguished from sexual abuse.

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  • An understanding the genesis of the Salem Witchcraft episode provides a way of understanding the genesis of these latter-day Satanic sexual abuse episodes.

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  • The natural mother told the social worker she knew that the foster father had a criminal conviction for sexual abuse of his young stepsister.

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  • Some children will have been neglected, had very unsettled lives, or have been subject to physical or sexual abuse.

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  • The total abuse rate of children is 25.2 per 1,000 children, with physical abuse accounting for 5.7 per 1,000, sexual abuse 2.5 per 1,000, emotional abuse 3.4 per 1,000, and neglect accounting for 15.9 per 1,000 children.

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  • The prognosis depends on the presence and severity of other emotional disorders and history of sexual abuse and/or suicide attempts.

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  • Some society-wide factors that influence self-mutilation, such as the sexual abuse of children and media portrayals of cutting, are difficult to change.

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  • Psychologists define child sexual abuse as any activity with a child, before the age of legal consent, that is for the sexual gratification of an adult or a significantly older child.

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  • Anxiety, poor academic performance, and suicidal conduct are some of the behavioral signs of sexual abuse but are also found in children suffering other kinds of stress.

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  • Excessive masturbation and other unusually sexualized kinds of behavior are more closely associated with sexual abuse itself.

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  • Such negative childhood conduct is often seen in children who have been the victims of physical and/or sexual abuse or of severe neglect.

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  • They are often present in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) and in children who have experienced physical, psychological, or sexual abuse.

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  • Rape and sexual assault that recurs is considered sexual abuse.

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  • Involuntary sexual intercourse such as rape and sexual abuse may occur more commonly among adolescents, especially younger adolescent women, and often pose a potential risk for acquisition of STDs.

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  • The psychoanalytic model purports that trichotillomania occurs in an attempt to resolve a childhood trauma, the most common of which is sexual abuse.

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  • Girls who were victims of sexual abuse or domestic violence during childhood are more likely to engage in sexual activity at an early age than their non-abused peers.

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  • Forcing you to have sex or perform sexual acts is sexual abuse.

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  • Any sexual act, sexually motivated behavior, and sexual exploitation of children can be regarded as sexual abuse.

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  • A person who exposes a child to pornography or exhibits indecent exposure toward a child is guilty of sexual abuse even if that person never physically touches that child.

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  • Unfortunately, sexual abuse is not only committed by strangers.

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  • The most widely reported acts of sexual abuse against a child involve family members and family friends.

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  • If a child reports sexual abuse to you, take it seriously.

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  • Many times, adults fail to take an accusation of sexual abuse seriously, especially if the perpetrator is a family member or friend.

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  • For those that engage in sexual activities, a school uniform may help to prevent their promiscuous behavior, while ensuring the opposite sex does not view them as a sex symbol, which may also help to prevent sexual abuse crimes.

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  • He also sees Lauren's father (Ernie Hudson, formerly of Ghostbusters, Bones, and Desperate Housewives), a psychologist who counsels him about his previous sexual abuse by his father.

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  • She spends her time creating her art as well as advocating for both male and female victims of sexual abuse through art and creative therapy.

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