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abused

adjective aggrieved, debased, defamed, degraded, exploited, ill-used, injured, maltreated, mistreated, misused, oppressed, persecuted, victimized, wronged
Associated concepts: abused children
See also: aggrieved
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At age 32, previously abused individuals exhibited markedly higher concentrations of two inflammatory substances--C-reactive protein and fibrinogen--than their unabused peers did, the researchers report in the Jan.
Prior research has shown that adolescents who have been physically or sexually abused are at risk for pregnancy.
Regardless of the initial reactions of the abused child, the impact lasts long after the abuse or neglect ends which makes the need for an integrated, comprehensive approach to dealing with child abuse and neglect in schools more urgent (Baginsky, 2003).
A few months later, after a visit with her father, court records show Tiffany told her mother that her father had physically abused her.
3 percent of high school seniors said they had abused the painkiller Vicodin in the past year.
Ask them if they think products that are abused as inhalants should carry warning labels, or if it should be against the law to sell products like computer cleaner to young people.
One reason is that states do not collect data about abused children in the same way.
These features mean that they tend to be abused by younger children, in whom their highly toxic effects can be even more lethal than in adults.
Hamilton -- Children who remain in their homes after being abused or neglected by their parents, or are returned to those homes after intervention by social services agencies are at a high risk for further neglect or abuse within three years, says a study by McMaster University Medical Faculty.
The orthodox feminist paradigm, Mills writes, ignores not only women's violence (in both heterosexual and same-sex relationships) but also the complexities in the lives and altitudes of women who are abused.
The book stresses the relationship of law enforcement with the victims, supporting social agencies, medical personnel, and local shelters for abused spouses and proves informative to any reader, regardless of position held or responsibility accorded.
A year later Serrano, now a board member of the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP), feels he has turned a corner on a difficult period of his life.