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Childhood Sex Abuse Increases Risk for Drug Dependence in Adult Women

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The article briefly discusses the data results gathered from interviews of women revealing that those who experienced any type of sexual abuse in their childhood were roughly three times more likely than unabused girls to report drug dependence as adults.