The Lasting Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse: Fighting the Lifelong Battle

05.31.2019 - By Focus on Neurology and Psychiatry

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Host: Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFP

Guest: Teresa Gil, PhD

Since about 21 million mothers in America experienced sexual abuse in their childhood, there’s a good chance that some of these women are our patients. So as their physicians, how can we provide them with the best possible care as they continue to cope with the lifelong effects of sexual abuse? That’s what Dr. Brian McDonough explores with Dr. Teresa Gil, author of Women Who Were Sexually Abused as Children: Mothering, Resilience, and Protecting the Next Generation.

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