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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Call 1-800-799-SAFE: Or local domestic violence shelter or mental health professional who has experience working with abuse. The primary goal is to overcome the "brainwas ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Here is a good place: To start: http://www.Thehotline.Org/ it is a nationwide hotline for domestic abuse. They can help you find the right resources in your community.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Abuse: It is true that verbal abuse can hurt more than the physical, I sense a cry for hlep, please seak psychiatric evaluation, you are young & should ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Many: This is a tough question to answer briefly. However, some signs would include a variety of emotional problems (anxiety, anger, depression) as well as ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
After effects can: Range from minimal to extreme--bad memories to flashbacks, social anxiety, and even multiple personality if severe enough. We know more about treating ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
There are many ways: People can react to verbal and physical abuse. It can lead to emotional numbness to ptsd to anxiety disorders , depression and many more psychiatric d ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
There are many ways: People can react to verbal and physical abuse. It can lead to emotional numbness to ptsd to anxiety disorders , depression and many more psychiatric d ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Teasing: Psychotherapy helps, if motivated to change.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Witnessing something/ things that are horrific or life threatening can have the same types of effects as actual physical trauma. If the person was te ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes indeed!: This is a sad reflection on parenthood. It is, however a complex issue that is not easily solved.

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