Survivors can benefit from the work being done to help combat veterans. Damage from psychological and physical abuse definitely has overlaps.
Here is a scientific article on healing of the brain and mind:Healing the Brain, Healing the Mind
The Invisible Wounds of War
I just posted the summary of an important article on healing of physical and psychological brain damage. Since it is applicable to children as well as adults, I placed it in the Health Forum. It's location is: