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A child who is suffering from abuse

What Abuse Does to the Brain

Most abuse is overshadowed by dark secrecy, kept hidden from the rest of us because of fear and shame. Physical, emotional and substance abuse has a lasting impact on the brain.

The problem with abuse is even when the victim gets away from the person who is abusing them, the psychological effects of the abuse can last a lifetime. Many people don’t realize how much abuse can affect mental health, and why it affects it so much. Today we will be discussing the long-term psychological effects of abuse.
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How to spot a functioning alcoholic

Know what to look for and you’ll spot high-functioning alcoholics in your midst

Functioning alcoholics won’t be found drinking on the streets with bottles wrapped in brown paper bags. Instead, these addicts spend evenings running marathon after-work drinking sessions that almost always last longer than even they anticipate.

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