Similarly, in a systematic review of the literature, Miller and colleagues (2013) found that although all forms of maltreatment were associated with adolescent suicidal ideation and suicide attempts, child sexual abuse and emotional abuse might be more important than physical abuse or neglect. Adverse childhood exposures and reported child health at age. The relation between child maltreatment and adolescent suicidal behavior: A systematic review and critical examination of the literature. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. A meta-analysis of the published research on the effects of child sexual abuse. Multiple substance use among adolescent physical and sexual abuse victims. Other research limitations include problems with definitions (for example, type or severity of abuse recruiting a representative sample, and obtaining accurate recollections of past events by participants (Gilbert., 2009; Maas., 2008).