Essay on The Psychological Effect Of Sexual Abuse

1067 Words Dec 13th, 2016 5 Pages
The psychological effect of sexual abuse as studied by psychology- describe how sexual abuse alters cognitive development through the basic trends in research in sexual abuse in childhood in general. Different behaviors that can be attributed from childhood sexual abuse have been identified. These developed Behaviors include: domestic violence & continued sexual abuse, accordingly connect to religious identity then into a worldview. Also the effects of Spirituality Individual differences in secular worldview ordinarily show religion in relation to the intrinsic vs. extrinsically religious view. Finally the religious fundamentalism and worldview are concluded into the relationship between religion and worldview.

The Spiritual Effects of Childhood Sexual Abuse Spirituality has been a coping skill for people practicing religion. Spirituality has also been a means that brought a person into religion after a traumatic event in their life. The role of spirituality in the relation to significant life events has a strong relationship. Sometimes the spirituality of a person is challenged for a survivor of a traumatic event. The survivor can have an adverse effect in their traumatic event that conversely creates a negativity, which transcends in an opposing image of God. God can be viewed as possibility uncaring, cruel, or punishing the victim (Gall, 2006). In such events as in childhood sexual abuse, an adult can have these views towards God. Spiritual and…

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