Child abuse has been found to have bad effects on the lives of the abused victims. Psychology shows that children who are physically abused tend to develop some aggressive behaviors towards themselves and their surroundings, and children who suffer from emotional abuse tend to build unhealthy relationship in their adulthood. Many children grow up with no proper care from parents and this can make them dangerous to themselves and the society. The purpose of this essay is to explain the problems the abused victims are faced with and how child maltreatment can be prevented. Research performed by some authors has also shown that children who are abused have the tendency of becoming abusive parents themselves.
I stated before some of the effects of physical child abuse but there are more such as bruises, swelling, abrasions, torn clothes, and difficulty in simple body movements. Nobody really knows what the children feel because majority of children are scared to speak up and let someone know that they are being abused. Even if a parent stops abusing the child at a young age the child is likely to remember what happened to them their whole
Today, parents continue to have the right to spank their children however it is now an issue that is frowned upon by many. Spanking is detrimental to children because it can damage the relationship between the parent and child, promotes the act of violence, and can cause the child to develop mental disorders. Predominantly, spanking
Mental and physical abuse could be a reason why a child would bully their peers. For example, when a parent or guardian hits the child abusively the child is more likely to hit other people because that is what they know. With a parent mentally abusing the child, the child is more likely to use words to hurt others. Alcohol and drug use is another example of a family issue. This particular family issue creates a divide between the child and parent, thus the child feeling unloved.
Some children are constantly worrying while others are angry or sad. Little children with divorced parents tend to throw more tantrums than those children of married parents. Children cry more often and are not as happy when their parents are divorced. This can lead to mental instability when the child becomes older, having lower self-esteem which turns into bad behaviors or, and
The impact itself can be very horrendous because children could have physical and mental disorders. A child could have a normal life if an abuser was stopped right at its tracks before it could progress into something more severe. Children in abusive homes often have trouble developing relationships among their peers, because of the fact that their self-esteem gets knocked down constantly. Children will start to reject authority figures, drop out or even become bullies.
Children don’t know how to act when they are being mistreated by their authority. It can confuse the child when the person that is supposed to care for them and love them says just the opposite. The more negative comments the child hears, the more they believe them to be true and the more the child is damaged. Some parents may display more acts leaning towards active emotional abuse and some may lean more towards passive but none of the parents fully understand what affect they are really having on their
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.
Children who often get bullying will be easier becoming stress because sometimes they are afraid to tell their felling to the other. For instance, they are afraid if their parents know, they will get a punishment from
They are usually unsure of who they can or who they cannot trust. A few common emotions you will see in a child that is being abused are: anxious, shy or even aggressiveness. Children that have been abused show little to no trust in adults and are afraid