Parents with a reliance on drugs and alcohol often do not notice any significant health changes in their children. These may include developmental delays. Another issue is that children are not supervised adequately, there may be no parenting boundaries and in many cases the child will assume the role of the parent. It can be argued that children who have been deprived a childhood, may begin to resent their parents and the society that they live in. Long term effects of neglect include hallucinations, mood swings and withdrawal.
The kids think that is apart of their everyday activities but they don 't see how bad is it for them. Some of those kids think that it 's their fault that they are getting abuse, but it’s not their fault. Some of the consequences that a child might have when they get physical abuse is showing or using aggression with other people, since the child see that they are being physically abuse they think it 's right for them to hit someone else or abuse them. It is really noticeable when a child is being physically abuse they would have marks in their bodies such as bruises or wounds that weren 't not made from a fall. “Physically abused children might have unusual injuries to particular sites on their bodies that are not usually subject to injury, such as
This is no facts that support the case for child abuse, but there are so many facts that support the case against child abuse. Child abuse is mostly discouraged because most of its effects are negative which includes; Juvenile delinquency which is closely associated with child abuse. Research shows that many of the people who engage in crimes suffered child abuse when they were children. Not all street children are orphans most of them have parents, but they chose to run away from their homes and live in the streets due to child abuse and harassment in their homes and families. Most of those youths who spend their lives in juvenile and prisons are those who suffered child abuse in their homes and as a result of frustration, they engage in criminal
Children can experience many different psychological issues after being abused. One of the most common issues is a feeling of worthlessness; many children find it hard to regain their self-esteem after being put down repeatedly or being violated for no rational reason. When a child who has been abused grows up they may experience problems when it comes to jobs, they might not believe they are qualified for a certain position or that their coworkers are superior to them (Saisan). Abused children can also have a difficult time expressing emotions, which can lead to anxiety, depression, and anger. It is not uncommon for a child to lash out at someone who is trying to... ... middle of paper ... ...eter-child-abuse/0001383 Iannelli, Vincent.
Abuse in child can differ from physical, emotional, mental, sexual and neglect. The effects of child abuse vary between children these effects can be long lasting. Some of these problems can be psychological such as anxiety, depression, academic problems in school, withdrawn and difficulty connecting with others, and can even experience flashbacks and post-traumatic stress. They also have physical effects such as bruises, sprains, fractures, poor hygiene and inappropriate dress. Children living in an environment that is full of fear and violence develop poor coping skill some of these coping skills can be eating disorders, drug use risky sexual decision and self-harm.
The child 's life becomes more stressful because of economic loss and the loss of a supportive parent. Since many children do not adjust well, their behavior is affected. The change is devastating for many children and it affects their entire life. Divorce of parents causes many problems and affects children negatively. The loss of a parent can cause loss in knowledge, skills, and resources from the parents.
In this type of parenting, spoiling the children’s behavior by giving bribes and gifts are their parenting tools instead of setting the boundaries and expectations. Parents are often afraid to set limits as they believe child has to be true to his or her own nature (Traunter, 2017). According to research (2009), children under the permissive parenting approach is more likely to display low achievement in many areas and develop other risky behaviors such as drug use and other forms of misconduct. Children under the permissive parenting grow up without the strong sense of self-discipline. Since the parents don’t set the boundaries for the children, they lack the skills in social setting.
Neglect differs from physical and sexual abuse because it is “usually typified by an ongoing pattern of inadequate care and is readily observed by individuals in close contact with the child.” (www.psychologytoday.com, “Child Neglect”). Children who experience neglect can feel as if they are worthless and that they need to provide for themselves. Neglect of a child may cause the child to have frequent absences from school, be caught stealing or begging for necessities, lacking medical and dental care, lacks sufficient necessities, abuses alcohol or other drugs, and may even state that they have no caregiver at home. The current effect of child neglect can lead to bigger mental effects as the child grows and becomes an adult. Carola Finch explain in “The Long-Term Effect of Childhood Emotional Neglect” that adults who experience neglect as a child may still show signs of it in their adulthood by being very hard on themselves, lacking a sense of belonging, feel they have not met their life goals, feel isolated, and are not in touch with their feelings.
This is not because the child is embarrassed but usually because he or she is frightened of how the abuser will react toward him or her. Although it is not often shared with friends and even other family members, so it is still not being taken into consideration that it does exist. Unfortunately, child abuse is a real occurrence that happens every day. Children are being beaten, being sexually abused, being spoken poorly too, not being given daily needs, and being rejected by a parent or guardian all the time. Today’s society should be more aware of child abuse because when a situation is reported it helps benefit the child that is suffering by placing him or her in a safer environment (Telephone Interview).
Physical neglect is failing to protect from harm, and not being able to provide basic necessities. Emotional neglect is being unresponsive to a child’s need for support and protection. Physical neglect can be anything from failing to provide 24 hour care by leaving the child unattended for long periods of time to not being able to or inadequately provide food, shelter, clothing, and other basic necessities. Victims of child neglect are subject to permanent consequences after growing up enduring child neglect. Neglected children are at risk for delays in cognitive and language development, social and emotional withdrawal, anxiety symptoms, aggressive and inattentive behaviors, and lowered self esteem.