Effects of Abuse: Health Concerns for Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse

A recent study has shed new light to the suspicion that early-childhood trauma can have serious physical effects later in life. Specifically, how does childhood abuse influence an adult survivor’s heart health?

PsychCentral article on link between childhood abuse and cardiovascular disease.

The results of another study, conducted earlier this year, linked childhood physical abuse to adult Type-2 Diabetes, as well as heart disease.

PsychHealth article on the link between childhood physical abuse and diabetes.
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