What are the effects of sexual abuse?
- Poor mental: are almost two and a half times as likely to have poor mental health,
- Poor physical health: higher risk of having three or more medical disease
- Health behaviour: suicidal behaviour, higher risks of smoking, substance abuse
- Relationships: higher prevalence of broken relationships
- Isolation: lower levels of support and increased risk of living alone
- Unhappiness: are four times more likely to be unhappy