4 thoughts on “Mental Health Issues from Sexual Abuse

  • July 7, 2010 at 10:31 am

    I was listening to the gentleman speaking in the video, but with all that “pyscho babble,” which I’m
    sorry, but that’s what I have to call it when I don’t even understand one word, in layman’s terms! Ok, yes I can tell you that if you were molested or
    sexually abused, as this site is referring to it as. Anyway, this is what I went through. I had a normal childhood, or so I thought. Up until I got married and had my own baby I didn’t really understand or know anything or anything about parenting. After my son was born, and he turned around 4 or 5 years old is when I started experiencing frightening, scary, and horrifying images in my mind. My dreams became so real that my
    therapist at the time said I should start a journal
    about my dreams. So I did and it was very therapeutic, and I learned a lot along the way. I was born the third of a middle class family. I was also the baby of the family. My older sister is 6 years older than me, and my brother is 9 years older than me. Those are big differences when you are just a little girl! So, I remember being placed
    on the rug upstairs, in front of our only bathroom.
    My panties were halfway down and my legs were slightly ajar. My brother who at the time was 13, and I was 4. He was old enough to know better, but the evil in him, made him continue to sexually abuse his little sister. I am not going to continue
    w/ details about what he did to me, I’m sure you can guess. But in any event it was strange that I only remembered and recalled this occurrence only after my son turned the age I was when this abuse started! I always made sure my child was safe from that!! I would have literally killed anyone, if they ever touched my kid. He’s almost 20 now so I really have no say in the matter! 😡


  • July 8, 2010 at 5:14 pm

    What about delusional Disorder -coined in 1977?
    My father has delusional disorder and sexually abused my brother all of his childhood and well into his adult life. Now at age 47 my brother has every sympton of delusional disorder. I believe this could have been prevented and do not believe this is a hereditary disordder. I believe the trauma from sexual abuse caused my brother to be violently ill. You do not mention delusional disorder and I know a handful of people who have it. They were all sexually abused children…..

  • July 8, 2010 at 5:25 pm

    Yes – my father was sexually abused also.

  • August 6, 2010 at 8:18 am

    Excellent video and point to highlight. Sexual health requires a positive and respectful approach to sexuality and sexual relationships, as well as the possibility of having pleasurable and safe sexual experiences, free of coercion, discrimination and violence. For sexual health to be attained and maintained, the sexual rights of all persons must be respected, protected and fulfilled.



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