NSPCC reveals the changes in a child’s behaviour that can be indicators of sexual abuse
By Eleanor Jones
The NSPCC has released a statement explaining some of the most common indicators that a child has been a victim of abuse.
The discussion was sparked after a concerned mother posted a question about her daughter’s behaviour on Mumsnet, saying that ‘over the past month we have seen an alarming switch to “manic and aggressive” with intrusive thoughts.’
She added that the intrusive thoughts often referred to ‘private parts’ – ‘essentially the growing realisation that everyone has them, and that she wants to look at everyone’s all the time. Or saying that she is “thinking about private parts” all the time.
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