21 - Child Abuse Part4

21 - Child Abuse Part4 - Emotional Abuse Emotional child...

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Emotional Abuse Emotional child abuse is defined as Act or omission by a parent or other caregiver that have caused serious behavioral ,cognitive ,emotional or mental disorder. Emotional abuse is the cornerstone of all the abuses because emotional abuse is always present during physical child abuse, child neglect, and sexual child abuse, and it is the only abuse that can stand on its own .
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Emotional Abuse All types of abuse entails some emotional ill treatment. Can take place alone in physically well-cared child ,or combined with other types of abuse. Although there is no physical pain or inappropriate physical contact, it can have more long-lasting negative psychological effects than either physical or sexual abuse.
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Emotional Abuse Only about 7% of all reported cases of child abuse are of emotional abuse type. Can come not only from adults but from other children . It’s the most difficult to diagnose of all form of child abuse .
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Types of emotional abuse 1- Verbal abuse -Belittling or shaming the child -Habitual blaming 2- Withholding affection 3- Rejecting : telling the child that he or she is unwanted. 4- Ignoring : parents do not show attachment to the child or provide rearing and they show no interest in the child .
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Types of emotional abuse 5- Terrorizing : parents ridicule child for displaying normal emotions and have expectations far beyond his or her abilities . 6- Isolating
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