Sexual Abuse

Signs and symptoms of sexual abuse​:

  • Inappropriate sexual knowledge​​

 

  • Acting-out sex during play

 

  • Chronic depression/withdrawal

 

  • Poor self-esteem

 

  • Extreme change in weight or appearance

 

  • Difficulties at school or with peers

 

  • Pain or itching in genital or anal area

 

  • Bleeding/bruising in genital or anal area

 

  • Difficulty in walking or sitting

 

  • Sexually transmitted infections/pregnancy

  • Regression in toileting issues

  • Sleep disturbances

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