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Effects Of Emotional Abuse In Children

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We all know the effects of physical abuse on children. But, do you know emotional abuse can be equally bad?

In fact, emotional abuse in children is quite common and happens of constant rejection of a child's needs, humiliation, cursing, name-calling, abandonment, denial of health care etc.

Emotional maltreatment can severely impede a child's mental, social and even physical growth.

Children who experience emotional trauma often struggle to form meaningful relationships as adults. To know more, you can read through the articles compiled in this ClipBook.

Child Neglect And Emotionally Abusive Behaviour

Emotional child abuse can take many forms from child neglect to rejection and verbal assaults. Learn more about it by going through this article.

Types Of Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse can happen to anyone at any time in their lives. Children, teens and adults all experience emotional abuse. Here is a list of six well-known types of emotional abuse.

Indicators Of Emotional Abuse

There are some indicators in a child’s behaviour that could indicate emotional abuse. Read more to know about them here.

Effects Of Emotional/Psychological Abuse In Children

Emotional and psychological abuse in children is defined as behaviours, speech, and actions of parents, caregivers, or other significant figures in a child’s life that have a negative mental impact on the child. Read this article to know the effec...

Understanding The Effects Of Emotional Abuse In Childhood

Children who have suffered early abuse or neglect may later present with significant behaviour problems including emotional instability, depression, and a tendency to be aggressive or violent with others.

The Developmental Cost Of Emotional Abuse

In this video, Dr Sylvia Gearing explains that emotional abuse and neglect in childhood leads to delays in developmental milestones, social skills and emotional self-regulation. Watch for more from the expert, along with handy tips.

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