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The Legacy of Child Sexual Abuse

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The Legacy of Child Sexual Abuse

Children's Health

The Legacy of Child Sexual Abuse

The Legacy of Child Sexual Abuse

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Those who have experienced child sexual abuse can also suffer from other long-term effects, including substance abuse and suicidal thoughts. Assistant professor of psychiatry, Elizabeth Letourneau talks about the legacy of child sexual abuse.

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Elizabeth Latourneau, Assistant professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston