Symptoms of Abuse

Potential repurcussions from abuse:

Psychological:

  • Memory blocks
  • Flashbacks
  • Nightmares
  • Guilt
  • Anger
  • Isolation
  • Compulsiveness
  • Fear
  • Depression
  • Loneliness
  • Lack of self-control
  • Low self esteem
  • Over criticalness
  • Shame
  • Perfectionism
  • Distance from God

Somatic (meaning experienced in the body):

  • Headaches
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety
  • Anorexia
  • Bulimia
  • Over eating
  • Panic attacks
  • Sexual problems
  • Substance abuse
  • Tiredness
  • Suicidal tendencies
  • Repeated victimization