We Are Survivors 

This blog is dedicated to the tens of millions of adult survivors of child abuse and neglect who get up every day and try to work and function in a world that seems to not care about us.

Sibling Incest

One of the deepest held secrets in families is that of sibling incest. It is not uncommon as you might think. Research shows that 60% of outpatient psychiatric patients report having engaged in sibling incest when they were children.1 This is another area of child abuse that we need to talk about.

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What Does Abuse Look Like?

There is a major problem in America in that many people either don’t recognize abuse or they deny the amount of violence and abuse occurring in their families. Let’s first talk about some of the characteristics in the family that contribute to violence.

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APA Position on Child Abuse - Part 4

This last part in a series of posts on the American Psychiatric Association (APA) will complete their Position Statement on child abuse and neglect. Their final recommendations state:

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APA Position on Child Abuse - Part 3

My last post on APA’s position on child abuse provided a list of APA goals, policies, and recommendations to be followed given the magnitude of the harm inflicted on children when abused and neglected. More information is shown below.

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APA Position on Child Abuse - Part 2

Having read in my last post all the destructive effects on people who have been abused and/or neglected as a child, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) states the following:

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shelaghstephen
Just words. This fake science has a bad history of labelling people who have been abused with made-up disease names. This protects... Read More
Saturday, 01 February 2014 12:55
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