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.