The effects of physical abuse can be both acute and far-reaching.
The immediate effect of physical abuse may be a bruise or a cut, but the long-term effect may be drastic - like post-traumatic stress disorder.
One positive aspect of teenage dating is that it facilitates maturity in teens. Grey has a Master of Science in counseling psychology from the University of Central Arkansas.He is also pursuing a Ph D and has a love for psychology, comic books and social justice.Only 10 percent of adolescents in this age range suffering from illicit drug addiction sought treatment.Alcohol and other drugs can cause long-lasting damage to the brain and other parts of the body.The neurochemical effects that they get are much more intense than folks older than 25. Kevin Wandler, Chief Medical Officer, Advanced Recovery Systems It can be difficult to admit that you’re addicted to alcohol or other drugs.