Tag Archives: Abuse

The Ultimate and Sad Emotional Abuse Definition

Emotional abuse is a form of abuse that is not physical in nature. However, it can be just as devastating to a person as physical or sexual abuse. It is a form of manipulation that usually involves constant criticism, belittling, and purposely intimidating the victim. Those who suffer from this type of abuse may also

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Child Abuse Hotline

There are so many child protection agencies worldwide that supports the emotional, social, intellectual, and physical development of children. Millions of children are victimized each year by family members, friends, and other trusting adults. Many children lose their lives, or are permanently injured from neglect, abuse or abandonment. What these agencies do is answer the

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Types of Domestic Violence and How to Break the Cycle

The common myth about domestic violence is that it occurs to women and their children. The reality is that anyone can find themselves in an abusive relationship at any stage of their lives. This article will not only cover the different Types of Domestic Violence, it will also cover the traits of these abusers and

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Nine Warning Signs of an Abuser

No one is immune to abuse. Men, women, children, and seniors are all prone to being abuse victims. Abuse can take many forms, including physical assault, emotional bullying, sexual abuse, or neglect. Abuse victims may develop emotional and psychological problems, including anxiety disorders and depression. Victims that have faced severe abuse may resort to substance

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The Constant Need for Child Protection Services

Child protection services are standardized services provided by the government and were specifically designed to protect underage children from harm. The secondary purpose is to encourage and support stability and functionality of families. Although some states use terms like “Child Protection”,” Department of Child and Family Services”, “Department of Social Services” or similar, Child Protective

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Are You Abused? A Guide to Domestic Violence

Spouses and domestic partners, by the nature of the closeness of the relationship, often have disagreements and arguments. But when does this adversarial behavior venture into the territory of domestic abuse? Obviously, direct violence (hitting, pushing, and other forms of physical abuse) should not be a result of arguing and fighting. But neither should the

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I Hate My Dad : Child Abuse

But, I Hate My Dad! It is common to have a difficult relationship with your parents, especially during your adolescent years. Dealing with the hectic stress of growing up can be full of unseen pressures and may cause you to feel irritable and angry towards your parents. However, although this is normal, there are certain feelings

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Living with The Bullying Boss

The Bullying Boss and Corporation Bullies Situations that can be difficult are when the boss or corporation are all bullies. This happens more frequently than any of us would like to admit. When a person has climbed up the corporate ladder, they have obtained a certain amount of power over those under them. If a person

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Colleen Adarhormazd on Childhood Bullying

Check out our interview with Colleen Adarhormazd on Childhood Bullying. My name is Colleen Adarhormazd. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Corvallis, Oregon. I have worked in schools, community agencies, churches and county mental health programs. I have counseled children who have been bullied as well as children who have engaged in bullying behavior.

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About the Survivor Network of those Abused by Priests

Survivor Network of those Abused by Priests and Catholic Priest Sexual Abuse of Children and Minors Introduction: The general issue of Priest Sex Abuse It is very well known that once they are ordained, Catholic priests cannot date or marry. Whether it is playing into the issue of sexual abuse is still largely unknown at this

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Intimate Partner Abuse

Intimate partner abuse is a form of domestic violence that can occur against both men and women. It does not matter what type of relationship one is involved in, abuse can occur in any type of relationship, including both heterosexual and same sex ones. Depending upon the severity of the abuse, outsiders may not be

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Signs and Symptoms of Psychological Abuse

Psychological abuse is also known as emotional abuse and is often difficult for people to recognize. However, if you familiarize yourself with its signs and symptoms, you should be able to tell if it’s happening to you or to someone you know. What makes psychological abuse difficult to recognize is that it leaves no physical

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