emotional abuse

emotional abuse

[imō′shənəl]
the debasement of a person's feelings that causes the individual to perceive himself or herself as inept, not cared for, and worthless.

emotional abuse

Pediatrics The infliction of '…coercive, demeaning, or overly distant behavior by a parent or other caretaker that interferes with a child's normal social or psychological development…' See Child abuse, Elderly abuse, Psychological abuse.
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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- This week have seen the resignation of the US President Donald Trump's staff secretary Rob Porter who was accused by two of his ex-wives of physical and emotional abuse.
There are many forms of child maltreatment, including physical abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation, emotional abuse and neglect.
As well as sexual abuse, all local authorities have a duty to protect a child from physical abuse, emotional abuse and neglect.
As well as sexual abuse, local authorities in Tyne and Wear, Northumberland and County Durham have a duty to protect a child from physical abuse, emotional abuse and neglect.
As well as sexual abuse, local authorities have a duty to protect a child from physical abuse, emotional abuse and neglect.
In 2016-17, there were a further 1,914 cases where a child in the region was put on a protection plan due to neglect, while 726 were started because of emotional abuse and 210 because of physical abuse.
As well as sexual abuse, local authorities in Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton have a duty to protect a child from physical abuse, emotional abuse and neglect.
Mean scores for childhood emotional abuse, emotional neglect, physical abuse, and physical neglect in patients with migraine were determined to be statistically higher than the mean scores of the control group (p=0.
Legarda, author of various laws on the protection of women, said violence against women takes many forms including enslavement in conflict areas, killing of human rights activists, discrimination in the workplace, emotional abuse, sexual slavery, and trafficking.
Love and Other Hot Beverages is an emotional M/M romance that takes on heavy themes of emotional abuse in LGBTQ relationships.
A child protection report carried out by the charity found that the number of people contacting the NSPCC helpline regarding emotional abuse had risen from 112 to 344 in seven years.
The authors cover the history of child abuse and child protection laws in the United States, physical abuse indicators, physical abusers, the long-term effects of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, neglect, and many other related issues.