News & Currents - Westchester Health
Sexual abuse & addiction can go hand-in-hand
June 29, 2012, 12:31 pm by New York Daily News - Health
"Suffering abuse triggers anxiety, fear, and anger," says psychiatrist Dr. David M. Reiss. "The easiest, most available relief is through use of illicit drugs - causing addiction which then takes on a destructive life of its own."
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