Select Stories From Across the Nation
Psychological Causes & Effects of Sexual Abuse

The Silent Survivors: Struggles of Abuse Victims Go On
   - Register-Guard, Oregon, April 29, 2007

Abuse Seen as Cause of Suicides
- Springfield (MA) Republican, June 12, 2005

Boys, Too, Suffer Long-term Consequences of Sexual Abuse
- Am. Jnl. Prev. Medicine, May 19, 2005

A Glimpse at the Mind of a Pedophile Priest,
- LA Times, May 11, 2005

Soul Stealing: Power Relations in Pastoral Sexual Abuse of Adults
- The Christian Century Magazine

California Victims Finding Strength in Pain
- LA Times, December 4, 2004

Victims Say Church Offer to Pay for Therapy has Strings
- Associated Press, July 13, 2004

Lifelong Scars
- Press Enterprise, June 14, 2004

Survivors of Sexual Abuse by Priests Often in Living Hell
- Alameda Times Star, May 6, 2004

Boston Settlement Hasn't Eased Their Pain
       -Washington Post, March 1, 2004

The Sensitive Task of Putting a Price Tag on Sex Abuse
       - Christian Science Monitor, October 23, 2003

Training sessions teach Catholics to recognize signs of possible child sexual abuse
       - Palm Beach Press-Journal, August 17, 2003

NH Church Files Highlight Alcohol’s Role in Many Sex Abuse Cases
     - NH Telegraph, March 9, 2003

Abuse Specialists Challenge Boston Archdiocese' Plan to Depose Therapists
     - Boston Globe, January 2, 2003

How Child Abuse and Neglect Damage the Brain
     - Boston Globe, September 24, 2002

How Deep the Scars of Abuse?
     - Washington Post, July 29, 2002

The Psychosomatic Consequences of Abuse
     - The Encyclopedia of Crime and
       Punishment, 2001




(l - r) SNAP members Nancy Sloan, Carlos Vega, Janet Patterson and Nora Conners at a vigil in memory of clergy abuse victims who have committed suicide.

Through Kansas Parishes, a Trail of Suicide
     - Boston Globe, July 18, 2002

Donte Stokes Case: Sex Abuse Scandal Profoundly Personal
     By Scott Shane and Del Quentin Wilber
     - Baltimore Sun -May 15, 2002

Experts: There's Hope for Victims of Sexual Abuse
     - Boston Herald, April 14, 2002

For Victims of Abuse by Clergy, the Common Bond is Feeling of Broken Trust
     By David Crary
     - Associated Press, February 23, 2002

The Effects of Sexual Abuse Never Go Away
     - Hartford Courant, 1997

Effects of Sexual Abuse Long-Lasting, Say Experts
     - Portland, (Maine) Press Herald, 2000

Healing Takes Time for Victims of Abuse
     - Woonsocket (RI) Call, February 2002

New Circles of Tragedy Follow Abuse
     - Worcester Telegram, March 10, 2002


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