First, As said in Emotional Abuse “Psychological child abuse is defined as behavior that impacts a child's social, emotional and self-worth development”(Emotional Abuse).
Types of Psychological child abuse are constant belittling, calling names, frequent yelling or threatening, ignoring or rejecting as a punishment, not showing affection, and exposing to the abuse of others, as stated in Child Abuse & Neglect (Child Abuse & Neglect). A few more examples are spurring, terrorizing, exploiting, denying emotional responsiveness, rejecting, isolating, unreliable, witnessing intimate violence, and neglecting mental health, medical, and educational needs, were also some examples found in Chapter 2: Physical Sexual and Emotional Child Abuse and Neglect (Chapter 2: Physical Sexual and Emotional Child Abuse and Neglect).
Psychological child abuse has many behavioral signs include but are not limited to insecurities, low self esteem, destructive behavior, angry acts, withdraw, and poor development of basic skills. More behavioral signs are alcohol or drug abuse, suicide attempts, difficulty forming relationships, and unstable job patterns, these signs were stated in What is Verbal Abuse (What is Verbal Abuse?).
Treatment for psychological abuse can be difficult, because unlike physical abuse, psychological scars cannot be seen.All children involved in psychological child abuse should have a...
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