psychological abuse


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Related to psychological abuse: Emotional abuse, Verbal Abuse

psychological abuse

Emotional abuse, mental abuse A form of mistreatment in which there is intent to cause mental or emotional pain or injury; PA includes verbal aggression, statements intended to humiliate or infantilize, insults, threats of abandonment or institutionalization; PA results in stress, social withdrawal, long-term or recalcitrant depression, anxiety
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The independent variables were age, alcohol attitude and self-esteem, while the dependent variables were the three dimensions of attitudes toward intimate partner violence (psychological abuse, control & physical violence).
Persons who commit physical, sexual and psychological abuses against an elderly would be penalized with six to 12 years imprisonment, while economic abuse with six months to six years imprisonment; and neglect with one to six months imprisonment.
The development of measures of group psychological abuse has been the aim of several studies (e.g., Bohm & Alison, 2001; Chambers, Langone, Dole, & Grice, 1994; Saldana, Rodriguez-Carballeira, Almendros, & Escartin, 2017; Winocur, Whitney, Sorensen, Vaughn, & Foy, 1997).
VATICAN CITY Vatican officials have denied protecting the founder of Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, a Peru-based religious movement, who is accused of sexual, physical and psychological abuse of minor and young adult members of the group.
IFJ said statistics demonstrate at least 1 in every 2 journalists have suffered sexual harassment, psychological abuse, online trolling and other forms of human rights abuses.
Under the guidance of the Chief Minister, the SRU spearheaded the drafting and passage of the historic Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Act 2016 which criminalizes all forms of Violence Against Women whether it be verbal, physical, economic or psychological abuse as well as cyber crime and stalking.
"The results indicated that psychological violence was high in all settings and children suffered most psychological abuse at home, followed by schools and at workplaces.
'The results indicated that the psychological violence was high in all settings and the children suffered more psychological abuse at home, followed by schools and workplace settings.
Last week, MSPs voted to make psychological abuse and coercive control a criminal offence.
About 24.5 percent of 1,770 respondents, or 434 women, said dating involved psychological abuse, followed by threats (22 percent), and physical violence (10.7 percent).
Of these 330, there were 93 related to physical abuse, 54 for psychological abuse, 34 for sexual abuse and 149 were related to neglect.'
According to a UNICEF representative, In Pakistan about 70 per cent of children experience physical and psychological abuse and corporal punishment at home, school, religious seminaries, childcare centers as well as at places of work and entertainment, jails, detention centers and on the streets.

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