The children that are acting out are taking their anger out on other people or other things. They feel like they are being abused so it is okay for them to hurt others. Most children that have been exposed are more likely to be in some kind of trouble with the law. They are crying for help and looking for attention. Domestic violence has a very negative effect on the way children behave.
There are many causes on the various types of child abuse. Child abuse is when violence and cruelty occur against children. Eight percent of all children abused are emotionally maltreated. Sixteen percent are sexually abused. Twenty-seven percent are physically abused.
A child will isolate themselves from others and experience severe loneliness. Abused children are more likely to bully other children around, isolating themselves from their peers (Judith 117). They sometimes fall into the pattern of befriending people who will only betray and cause them more pain. Abuse to a child can be a source of very painful experiences. Children often handle these experiences in the wrong way.
These children tend to lose control over their own lives, bodies, and minds creating catastrophic obstacles to build up in their lives and causing themselves to become weakened and vulnerable due to being confronted by fear that they cannot endure. The many lives of abused children are misguided as they mature because the events that they encounter during their early childhood years influence the construction of their future and behaviors. Child abuse is the barbarous act of maltreatment directed towards children that includes physical abuse, emotional abuse, and sexual molestation which all serve as elements towards leading to the destruction of their lives. Physical abuse is defined as a purposely intended act of atrociously causing physical harm to a child. This type of offense is generally inflicted by a parent or guardian who is accountable for providing for a child’s welfare.
This could be related to the mental abuse that is inflicted on the children. The fact that when children are taken from their homes and put into foster care they are often put into a life of physical and mental abuse during their care, along with the effects of increased rates of crime after they are released from foster care. A death in the family is tragic and often leave the children of the family in a state of depression, often then the children have to be taken from their homes to unknowingly endu... ... middle of paper ... ... family will evidently cause problems, though when it directly affect the living situation of the children it could have devastating results. When the children are moved out of their homes and into foster care they will face many difficulties that were unexpected. The difficulties they face will make it harder for them to assimilate back into society as they continue their lives.
Children who are maltreated have signiﬁcantly poorer mental and physical health outcomes compared with the general child population (Ho). Some of the causes of child abuse are lack of parenting support and skills, a history of child abuse, mental illness, etc. The lack of parenting support could be the main reason why children most children experience physical abuse. He/she are in their learning stages and need to parent to correct them when they are wrong. Your child will make mistakes along the way.
Many of the children in this group are worried that they will be left without a family or their parents might have money troubles and they will be deprived of food and toys. These thoughts that children of this age have cause them to have feelings of guilt, being unloved and fear of being alone. Some children will be extremely sad and show signs of depression and even sleeplessness. They might feel rejected by the parent who left and think that it is all their fault, that they weren’t good children and their parents stopped loving them. They also sometimes have increased tantrums, or may cry more easily than usual.
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
Child abuse is a prevalent concern in today’s society that is often misunderstood or neglected. Children among all social classes and age suffer physical, emotional, and sexual abuse on a regular basis. Adolescents frequently suffer from physical and emotional effects as a consequence of their parents’ abuse. Kids suffer from anxiety towards their own homes and parents for the fear of abuse or neglect. This abuse is understood to primarily be in the homes of uneducated or unfortunate parents.
Many children suffer every day due to parents who practice, or abuse corporal punishment. Out of the one hundred reasons why inflicting physical punishment on a child is a very negative form of discipline, I will explain the top 3 reasons why I believe corporal punishment is unacceptable. When we spank our kids we are setting them up for emotional and psychological instability. Children that are spanked are most likely to suffer from mental disorders like chronic depression, anxiety disorders, anti-social disorder, self-hate, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These conditions can cause affect a person on a subconscious level causing them to live a distressed life.