According to the New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault, research indicates that children who have been sexually abused by a relative suffers from even more intense guilt and shame, low self-esteem, depression and self-destructive behavior such as substance abuse, sexual promiscuity and prostitution (Matsakis, 1991). Child Hood Sexual Abuse is when a child has been touch, penetrated, or exposed to sexual videos of images of sexual acts. Sexual abuse is not always penetration, most of the time a child is groomed to commit the sexual acts. The after effects are monstrous, children who have been sexually abused shows symptoms such …show more content…
Sigmund Freud proposed a theory called Psychosexual Stages, this theory states that it is natural for a human body to be open sexual no matter the age. However, the human sexual nature does not determine if a person is going to be promiscuous. On the Contrary, the researches on Child Sexual Abuse have proven itself to be more reliable than the information provided pertaining Freud Psychosexual theory. Child Sexual Abuse affects children minds in a major way. The effects of CSA are extensive and long term. The major effect of Child Sexual Abuse that goes ignore the most is promiscuity. Most people think that Child Sexual Abuse is penetrating, however, most of the time; children are groomed to commit the sexual act. Therefore, promiscuity among children is derived from the acts of Child Sexual Abuse.
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