Alive Again Ministries
Sunday, July 22, 2018
A trauma ministry helping people after abortion, sexual abuse, and behavioral addictions.

Symptoms of Sexual Abuse

[Rape, Sexualization, Sexual Molestation]
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can reveal itself in obvious or subtle ways. Its symptoms may not appear until months or years after your sexual abuse. The following is a sample list of PTSD symptoms:
Shame and Guilt
Aggressive Behavior
Passive Aggressive Behavior
Related Nightmares or Dreams
Interrupted Sleep
Thoughts of Suicide
Self Cutting
Anxiety Attacks
Irrational Fears
Numbing of Emotions
Outbursts of Anger or Rage
Drug and/or Alcohol Abuse
Other Addictive Behaviors
Sexual Promiscuity
Lack of Sexual Desire
Excessive Sexual Lust
Being Attracted to Movies/TV Shows/Books/Magazines Solely for Sexual Content
Lack of Self Worth
Eating Disorders
Short or Long Term Depression
Hoarding/Excessive Collecting/Excessive Recycling
Excessive Drama
Self-Destructive Behaviors
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Symptoms/
Crazy Obsessions
Withdrawal from Relationships
Homebound Seclusion
Hypochondriac Behaviors
Overwhelming Need to Please People
Creating a Fantasy Life
Over Obsessing/Latching onto People
Leading a Double Life/Public Image-Private Self
Extravagant Spending/Materialism