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Child abuse Child abuse  is the intentional inflicting of pain, injury, and harm onto a child. Child abuse also  includes emotional, psychological, and sexual abuse, including humiliation, embarrassment,  rejection, coldness, lack of attention, neglect, isolation, and terrorization.  Adults who were physically and emotionally abused as children frequently suffer from deep feelings  of anxiety, shame, guilt, and betrayal. If the experience was especially traumatic and emotionally  painful (as it often is), victims may repress memories of the abuse and suffer deep, unexplainable  depression as adults. Child abuse almost always interferes with later relationships. Researchers  have also noted a wide range of emotional dysfunction both during, soon after, and long after 
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